May 19, 2013

Happy Birthday, Jess.

A long ago photo taken by the newspaper folks when she was painting at a SONO street festival. Happy Birthday to my creative, beautiful, brilliant, and spirited daughter. We love you, babe!

May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

We never know the love of the parent until we become parents ourselves. -Henry Ward Beecher

May 11, 2013

Confirmation Day

Here are some proud Mamas and Papas hanging with their spring fresh young. My youngest is getting confirmed today, he looks quite the man in his suit. Time really does fly. Before I break into Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof, I need to figure out what shoes I am wearing to the event.

May 8, 2013

Our deer visitors

Although I think it has now become more of a neighbor thing as they seem to really like the wooded area way back behind the house. There were three of them this time but my camera and I were not quick enough.

May 5, 2013

Sunday Quote

They continued doggedly with their reading lessons, for in times of stress a good book is often all the comfort you can reasonably expect to find. - Margaret Mahy, The Pirates' Mixed-Up Voyage