Fay made frenemies with a butternut squash (friends because: cart cuddles; enemies because: dinner consumption) at the grocery store, and the result was simply that my heart grew seven sizes at the sight of those eyes.
Happy Memorial Day, friends. I hope you step into your long weekend with a bit of sunshine and lots of room to take a breath or two.
Psst… See Fay’s last Baby Versus picture from December 2018 here, if you’d like.
Have you seen the newly released children’s book Julián is a Mermaid by actor, writer, and illustrator Jessica Love? It’s been getting praise all over the place and our copy arrived in the mail over the weekend. Fay is still a bit too young to grasp the deep empathy contained in this beautiful book, but she was fully engrossed by the vibrant colors on each page. A simple story with a profound message about identity and acceptance.
I can’t recommend the book enough. By the same token, earlier this week, I spent a little of my Internet-browsing time diving into Love’s illustration work, and I’m completely enamored. Would you like to see some of my favorites?
Continue reading ➞ Watercolor Worlds By Jessica Love
In utterly unshocking news: moving is really hard.
I’ve been absent from from the blog the last month mostly by choice as the stress and strain of boxes, clutter, a new job, and unfamiliar routine absorbs most of my time and energy…
Continue reading ➞ I’m Still Here, In Case You Were Wondering
It’s my sister’s and my birthday today, so in honor of the big 3-2, I’ve decided to share 32 reasons why I love and admire Kim so much…
Continue reading ➞ 32 Reasons I Love Kimmy
This post was originally scheduled to go up yesterday, but I pulled it to write a few more thoughts. Then last night, Jonathan told me physicist Stephen Hawking — at the age of 76 — passed away…
Continue reading ➞ A Still More Glorious Dawn Awaits
Since my blog has basically become my Facebook page and since it’s Friday, I’m curious…
Continue reading ➞ How Are You?
It’s been over six years since I made this announcement that we were moving back to the San Francisco Bay Area from Seattle. Now, after much daydreaming and planning, it’s official: Jonathan and I are headed back to the Pacific Northwest at the end of this month with the intention of settling in and staying for the long haul.
Turns out: absence really does make the heart grow fonder.
Continue reading ➞ Pacific Northwest, Here We Come
Do you have a particular girl crush right now? Because I certainly do…
Continue reading ➞ Girl Crush
I’ve been busting at the seams since mid-November to shout this
from the rooftops all over the Internet, and now that my sister has made the announcement herself, I can finally scream…
Continue reading ➞ Super Exciting News!