Memories In My Laundry Room

Things, stuff, inanimate objects that festoon our nest and give us something to look at and at times something much more. Years ago, we purchased this piece of furniture.Impulsive perhaps as we didn’t know what we were going to do … Continue reading

Baby It’s Cold Outside

So why don’t we stay inside and get crafty. Since ninety percent of our belongings are crated away in purgatory somewhere and we still don’t have a place of peace to call our own, I became inventive with a rusty … Continue reading

Summer Birds

Chilled mango lassi, long starry nights in a hammock, a racing Santa in Spandex along El Camino Real and of course our golden rule, twenty minutes of reading every morning…these are a few of our favorite summer things. Yes, a … Continue reading

My First Kicks

Papa Bear worried about not having one pair of socks, but it wasn’t much longer until he bought his baby girl not one but two pairs of dazzling shoes. I reminded him that newborns can’t walk and even if they … Continue reading

South of the Border

Traversing borders can often be uneventful for someone like me. For many others however, it’s an occurrence that fretfully haunts them. For the last year I have borne witness to the political game of immigration stakeouts while commuting anywhere near … Continue reading

The Round Table Makes its Congenial Comeback

It was relegated to a storage unit that was allotted with our previous apartment because I couldn’t sell it at a price I thought was fair. I am certainly pleased things worked out and that its presence is transformed and … Continue reading

“So far,”

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says my speculative son in response to the question posed by the head of the school on his first day of a new school. His formative response to the question, “Do you like your new teacher?” intrigued me to investigate … Continue reading

The Sweetest Thing

Sometimes the sweetest things pop up into your world and get you so giddy people can’t help but notice your happiness. I found this precious golden prize beaming from among many eclectic and random items typical at a flea market … Continue reading

Fiesta Anyone?

How about this setting for a soiree? I pranced across this magical place on one of my LB garden walks https://www.facebook.com/LagunaNursery, yet another nook and cranny to discover along the craggy cliffs of Laguna. This particular finding was tucked away … Continue reading

At Loom and Open for Business

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This little Rainbow Loom establishment has taken off in our nest. It first started sans the loom working with just the digits.  One day my little ones discovered tutorials on youtube and instantly the loom came into play. We ran … Continue reading