Do you think most people can say they have a dream? Not have HAD a dream, like while sleeping. But do you think many people dream of what their life will be like, what they want to do, what they want to be, what mark they’ll leave on the world? A vision? Something to shoot … Read More

first haircut

first haircut

OK, so when reagan was 5 months old I snipped some long hair from the back of her head so she didn’t have a mullet. But otherwise, she just got her first official haircut at the salon. She did great. She was all smiles until the end when the stylist attempted to put a tight … Read More

I’m still awake . . .

I’m still awake . . .

It makes me so happy that we have such great neighbors. It melts my heart that my kids LOVE seeing our neighbors and talk about them almost everyday. Here is Zach playing with Brody. They are best buds. I think they think they are brothers. They play so well together. And here is Reagan with … Read More


so, we buy those alphabet cookies from costco. they are great because they not only taste okay and are not oreos, but they are letters, and zach loves to play ‘letters’ with his cookies. it gives us an opportunity to talk about the letter, do the sign for the letter, and talk about the sound … Read More

filtered streaming

Its 6:59 am, and I hear Reagan chirping away in her bed. I should go get her. But I’ve been meaning to post forever and everytime I’ve logged on, blogger has been slow. Curtis is golfing this morning. I’m glad for that–hope it energizes them. Thus begins my attempt to start thinking and moving about … Read More

i’m chewing on . . .

a dilemma that has come about as more and more of my friends’ kids are starting school, and everyone has an opinion about what school is right for their child. Do I enroll my kid in public education with how schools are today, curriculums, influences that you can’t control, drugs, weapons, other kids with same-sex … Read More

pictures and perspective

pictures and perspective

So, I haven’t posted shots of the nuggets lately. Reagan turns One next week. It’s hard to believe how quickly a year has passed. Zach is 2 1/2, and a really agreeable, smart kid.I had a dose of gratitude tonight at “Kids Eat Free Tuesday” at Chick fil A. I sat in the play area … Read More

our Easter

So, it’s funny because this past year we had a bad Christmas–kids sick, really sick. flu, fever, vomit, yuk. And our Easter was kind of a bummer too! What is up? We went to Sacramento to visit with my dad’s family (yes, i realize they are my family too). But I mean, my aunts, uncles, … Read More

my job defined

So, with a friend today, as I was sorting through BOXES of Mary Kay inventory (too excited for words!!), she flipped on the tv to Oprah. We watched (i was listening, not watching) women talk about how they had ‘let themselves go.’ Women who were resentful of their life, puzzled why they weren’t happy as … Read More