August

August evening. Amos is making trains and mailboxes with his tegu blocks. He constructs something that he is using to pretend to cut grass on the rug. He asks me for a bucket, a pretend bucket. Here it is, I say, placing a pretend bucket […]

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Exploring

  Summer has finally arrived in Maine, filling the sky with blue, warming the air to the perfect temperature, and leaving everything else astoundingly green. It is such a short season here, sometimes I start to panic (it’s already July!!) and worry that we won’t […]

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Tiny Precious Berries

                      Even if we didn’t have the bears, the hillside, and the plink! plank! plunk! of the metal bucket, Blueberries for Sal is a very accurate manual for picking blueberries with a two year old. […]

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Popsicles!

              Summer is never going to end, right? The reason I ask is that I finally bought a popsicle mold. At the end of July. After I made my first batch, I was entertaining ideas of starting a popsicle […]

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Be In It

I did and didn’t mean to take so much time away from here. With ever growing lists of projects and ever dwindling amounts of time, I can rarely fit in everything I want to do. I’m sure you can relate. It’s constant back and forth, […]

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Pedaling

                      I love traveling by bicycle. Whether it is pedaling across the bridge into Portland or touring the greenways of the Twin Cities, I love being able to use my own strength and energy to […]

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                      It has been almost two years since Amos became the primary focus of my time and energy and I am constantly scaling back my expectations of what I can accomplish aside from the time […]

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