Monthly Archives: August 2013

{ the abc’s }

Knows her letters and numbers inside and out. Writes her name ‘Claire Bear Koop.’ I don’t know who will be more devastated when the truth of her middle name is revealed not to be Bear. Hasn’t grown enough to need a new back to school wardrobe, but needed a few new items and shoes. She […]

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{ a sweet life }

  Waiting for everyone to get home and do boring things like eat dinner, the kids couldn’t wait to get the fire pit started. After baths. After testing their patience. After waiting for Ry to whittle proper roasting sticks. After toasting the marshmallows and smooshing them between chocolate and graham crackers. After watching the fire […]

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Protected: { the swimming hole }

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Protected: an unfolding of goodbyes

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{ the right shoes }

Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world (M. Monroe) This feat is two years in the making. My timid, worried, afraid to fail girl has got bike riding down … And bruised legs &  knees to prove it. XO.

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