Sunday, January 30, 2011

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

at the pta meeting...

who'd've thunk I'd ever be at a pta meeting!
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Thursday, January 20, 2011

A Painting Class!

Today I started a portrait painting class.
The first time I've done "real" painting in quite a few years-
with oil paint and everything.
maybe 9? 10? Years?? Is that possible?
The caps of my paints needed a wrench to open them...
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Saturday, January 08, 2011


The kids and I were inspired this winter by the book Paperwhiteby my friend Nancy Elizabeth Wallace.

So we "planted" some bulbs (i.e. stuck them in a bowl with some stones and water), and despite my very ungreen thumbs, this is what we got:

It was so easy and fun and fast. The kids love them. Every morning when we wake up there's something new and exciting to see.

The only thing is, they stink! Noone told us that part!

Here's Nancy's book:
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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Early this morning

Carys and I snuggled this morning with her unicorn pillow pet...
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