Monthly Archives: May 2007

Summer Just Isn’t What it Used to Be.

Summer just isn’t what it used to be.  Now that summer is upon us, I think back on the lazy days of lying around, reading for days on end, spending hours in the hills.  Running carnivals for the neighborhood, acting … Continue reading

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By the light of the moon.

Tonight Phil and I spent some time alone outside, under the moonlight.  The clear light, the cooling earth, the smell of asphalt emusion and the neon yellow of the fiberglass sheet.  Yea, the waterproofing guy just never came back, so … Continue reading

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No more pencils, lots of books!

Schools out!The backpacks are washed, and stored away.  The long pants and the long sleeved shirts are put on high shelves where hopefully they will stay for a couple days before they get pulled down and spread across the floor.  … Continue reading

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Worth a Million Words

A few more shots from our trip last week, some of the best shots ever!And, as always, whose kid is Grace?  Where does she get that color?

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Taking a Break from Chemo

Dad is doing well, and is now taking a break from chemo for a while.  We started noticing that he was growing facial hair, and then one minute he was sitting next to my niece, Erin, and then we noticied … Continue reading

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Yee Ha!

   Things are blooming in the desert.  The yellow waxy blooms of the prickly pear, the slick white of the saguaro flowers, the impressively delicate cirrus bloom.And this week, the blue purple bloom of bruises on my saddle side.  We went … Continue reading

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A Great Daisy

Today I saw a plaque that said “Every day is a little life”.   Meaning every day you start over, and have a chance to live a good life, today.  I like that.Then, when I got home, I found this on … Continue reading

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