Sunday, July 29, 2007

Three cuties...Nicole, Cali and Nathan..."chillin" on a warm summer day.

Friday, July 27, 2007


Ana in her Starbucks apron, looking pretty as a peach! I am impressed with Starbucks; the training they provide is thorough, the company values are admirable, the salary/benefits are above average and the product is excellent. I think Ana's found a part-time job that she will really enjoy.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Me and "Lennox", the workhorse of summer.

Simple Pleasures...

...walking barefoot in the soft, green grass of summer.

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Growing Up

Nathan has been taking Drivers Ed every day for the past 3 weeks. The classroom portion is over and now it's time to get behind the wheel. WOOHOO!

Monday, July 16, 2007

OK, I could tell you this photo of the Harry Potter movie poster was INTENTIONALLY blurry but the fact is, I intended to get a clear shot to entice you to go see "Order of the Phoenix". The best laid plans are sometimes superceded by better laid plans and I think this blurry shot is an example of that phenomenon. If you are a Harry Potter fan, you will be thrilled with this movie. Ana, Nicole, Christy and I think it's almost as good as the first one and that is saying a lot!

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Dressed up...

Monkey Grass!

Friday, July 13, 2007

For Melanie

I spent a couple of hours with my sister-in-law today. We talked and cried and talked and cried and even laughed a little bit. Years ago, she cross-stitched the following verse for me and it's a perfect reflection of our relationship...

"We've shared so much laughter and so many tears,
Our spiritual kinship grows stronger each year,
We're not sisters by birth, but we knew from the start,
God put us together to be sisters by heart!"

Thursday, July 12, 2007


"An angel, robed in spotless white,
Bent down and kissed the sleeping Night.
Night woke to blush; the sprite was gone.
Men saw the blush and called it Dawn."

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Our life's journey is full of twists and turns, valleys and mountaintops, and the occassional desolate place that we would just as soon pass by. Today I had to stop in one of those desolate places. Tommorrow I will set out for the mountains.

Sunday, July 8, 2007

I Spy...

several little butterflies. Do you?
These two doves spent some time on our walkway today. I watched them from the window and thought about what peaceful creatures they are. The dove is a universal symbol of peace and innocence. Perhaps they are a sign for me and my precious family. Perhaps peace is coming up the walkway and will soon be at our door. May it be so.

Thursday, July 5, 2007

For my friend, Susan(aka Red)...

You gave me seeds from your garden. I planted and tended them with love. Today the first fantastic flower made it's debut. Thank you!

Wednesday, July 4, 2007



Wanna take a guess as to what they are?

Monday, July 2, 2007