A beautiful day in the neighborhood

Top Pot Doughnuts

The day started out with a plan, and it was all Gem’s idea. We were going to go on a walking tour of all the beautiful flowers in our new neighborhood. And, I would bring my camera, so we could take pictures and use them for a blog post.

My little unpaid intern is really [...]

We tiptoed through the tulips

One of the most enduring and notable rites of spring around the Seattle area is the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. The entire month of April is dedicated to all things tulip, and the valley is colorblocked in fields of red, yellow, pink and purple blooms.

As usual, we were a little late to [...]

Each day brings a miracle

“You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just matter of paying attention to this miracle.”

~ Paulo Coelho

Living with a preschooler makes it easier to find miracles [...]

Egg Hunt

Sunday’s Easter Egg Hunt was followed by thirty photos of her opening the candy.

I could not get her to look up at me for anything. I just don’t measure up to that candy.

Oh, well, at least the flowers were willing to pose for the camera.

Show me what [...]