Wednesday, April 25, 2012


My Small Girl grows in leaps and bounds (sometimes literally) these days. 
It's beautiful to watch. And frightening.

Thursday, April 19, 2012


The sun came out and we found worms AND ladybugs.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012


We spent the afternoon digging in the garden. 
The dirt felt so crumbly and healthy, and apparently it tasted good too.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012


We had the most delightful spontaneous tea visit with the couple down the street. 
She made fast friends with her eighty-something year old playmate, and I chatted books and history.

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Sunday night

It was a typical Easter Sunday, which is to say that it was just as it should be. 
He is risen indeed.

Friday, April 06, 2012


It was a busy and productive day, and she put herself to bed,
making this Mama suddenly wonder whether she's ready for her little girl to grow up.

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Snowing and Melting

It made her day that her uncle would build her a snowman, even when it promptly fell over. 

Monday, April 02, 2012

Life is for those outside

They played so well together 
but there was only "baby swing" and that caused for a lesson in taking turns and sharing.

Sunday, April 01, 2012

The snow is melted

 Her little wagon is the perfect receptacle for mud soup 
and her collection of sticks and rocks.