Monthly Archives: September 2010

hump day nuggets: equinoxes and harvest moons

hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and words about the last week An equinox occurs twice a year, when the tilt of the Earth’s axis is inclined neither away from nor towards the Sun, the center of the Sun being in the same plane as the Earth’s equator. The harvest moon is the moon at or about the period of fullness that is nearest to the autumnal equinox. Turns out it was the exact same moment … Continue reading hump day nuggets: equinoxes and harvest moons →
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wag more. bark less.

So many of my vulnerabilities and insecurities have dissolved as I’ve aged (thank goodness). But I still have them. Sometimes I feel so unsure as a mom, citizen, wife, woman. Like I am falling with a bushel of apples and trying to catch them as we all race toward the ground. And the fact that I feel insecure even posting this makes me want to do it. It’s how I operate: I plow into my fears, dissect them and move … Continue reading wag more. bark less. →
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dig this sponsor: Selvedge Studio

Is there a place where you go and when you get there your heart beats a little more audibly and you smile the whole time? I feel that way at my local fabric shop, Selvedge Studio. Almost everything I’ve made and posted about that led to a million Where’d you get that fabric?!¬†emails? Answer: Selvedge Studio. Mother-daughter owners, Mary Ryan and Leah Morrow, have this sweet little space in downtown Missoula and, for those who can’t stroll the Missoula streets, … Continue reading dig this sponsor: Selvedge Studio →
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hump day nuggets: Fisha in da hizouse!

hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and words about the last week Margot’s giant, joyously pleading eyes led to us coming home with a betta fish a few weeks back. She was exceptionally decisive in picking the fish and the name. It seemed like she already knew this would happen so I trusted that and went with her. It went something like this: “Oh mama! Look at all those fish! They are so beautiful to me!” … Continue reading hump day nuggets: Fisha in da hizouse! →
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well that was fun

Our friends are gone and I spent my day reconstructing our space, moving the little piles of memories back to their places. My home looks exactly like two toddlers, two babies, two women and one very patient man had a lot of fun. Many late nights (two times I was in bed after 4am…!) and laughs and plenty of toddler negotiations in the mix. Being constant in the world of kid relationship made me think about two things: 1) What … Continue reading well that was fun →
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