Archive for July, 2009


Sunday, July 19th, 2009

I woke feeling lazy, lazy, lazy. However, it is not yet noon and I have managed to vacuum and clean the entire house, get a pork roast started in the crock pot (for pulled pork), and finish knitting and felt two bowls from old stash yarn. I guess the bowls might become gifts… or maybe […]

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Delicate Beauty

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Claire and I were walking the other day, and I spotted this small nest upside down on a bush. There were no eggs nearby, so I think it was abandoned and had fallen. I scooped it up, marveling at the industry evident in the construction. It’s a small nest, no larger than 3 inches in […]

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More and More

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

Claire turned 22 months old on the 8th. Each day there is more expression, more knowledge. Watching consciousness bloom is a marvelous thing. Lately she is attracted to the sounds of certain phrases in her story books: “Roo drooped.” “Everyone gasped.” “The bees are suspicious.” “The snow’s so deep.” She loves to make “mouth noises” […]

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