After spending a lazy Saturday morning with this gorgeous family, I had so much energy! It was wonderful seeing how much mom and dad were in love with each other. And their little boy was drowned in hugs and kisses too (a few were even from me!)
Her real name is Leslie, but the girls call her “Hooptie.” And she is one of their favorite people. Their Hooptie comes over once a week to visit with them. She also happens to be a very talented painter. Today she taught the girls about mixing paints, different tools, and how a canvas is made. [...]
Raise your hand if you have a kiddo. Keep it up there if you have made it through “The Terrible Twos.” Okay, now raise it higher if you have a kiddo who has had a meltdown in public. Now, don’t you look silly with your hand raised at your computer? Put it down. This sweet [...]
What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. —-George Eliot
When I was in college I wrote in my journal “One Day…I will move to Austin, TX.” I also predicted I would replace Stevie Nicks in Fleetwood Mac, learn how to sew my own clothes, and plant my own garden. Well, at least I got one right!
Because of the drought here in Texas, the pumpkin crop is half of what it used to be. So we were worried that the pumpkin patches around town might be bare. But we found a local church that had a rolling hill of gourds. Many thanks to our Methodist friends!
While driving my girls to school this morning I found out something new about my car…the windshield wipers work! I have not had the chance to use them since buying the car. So that’s a big weight off my shoulders. But the cloud coverage and sprinkles made me antsy to shoot some pictures. “Why?”, you [...]
Despite the inferno of heat we experienced this summer, Austin is the coolest town in the world!
It was a cool morning here in Austin and the girls wanted to dress themselves. It was,ummmm…interesting. Afterwards, they decided to go ride bikes across the street.