Month: November 2011

The scanning project

My Dad was a shutterbug; he loved to take photographs, and he took a lot of them. That’s where I get it from. This is a wonderful thing for collecting a treasure trove of family memories. On the other hand, neither he nor my mom were the organizing type who enjoyed putting together photo albums. As a …

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LiveOn

Every once in a while, I come across a product, tool, or service where it’s best use might not be that for which it was intended. At the moment, LiveOn might be one of those tools. LiveOn is a great idea, a means of cataloging and preserving your life stories

Who she saw

She saw a woman with kind eyes and a big smile who was happy to play peek-a-boo with her. I saw a homeless woman with brown teeth grinning at my little girl. *Stranger Danger* [Insert helicopter-mom posture here] Seriously, what was I afraid of?  Their exchange was completely innocent, and grounded in sharing joy. There was …

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To Market, To Market

A day of sensory overload at one of my favorite places, Seattle’s Pike’s Place Market.

Dear Gem – Month 30

The weather turned since the last time I wrote one of these letters to you. In just a couple months we went from temperatures in the 80s to frosty mornings and piles of multicolored leaves on the ground. You’ve changed so much, grown up so much, in that little bit of time. You notice the …

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