Prune Me, O Lord

Yard work occupies much of our time these days, trying to make up for the years when we neglected the garden because of homeschooling or babies or travel. I meant to prune our roses in February or March but it just didn’t work out. And now I need to do it before...

Nino’s Favorite Books, August 2012 Edition

Watch Me Hop is geared more for younger kids, I think, although at 3 Nino still enjoys moving it back and forth to see the pictures move. The book features “lenticular technology” which is a really fun phrase to teach toddlers who can’t quite say...

Nino’s Favorites, July Edition

These are some of the books that we’ve been reading and reading since spring. I considered posting others that he liked but weren’t as good and to put my “Not Recommended” notes on them, but thought it might be more productive to post books...

Rabbits

…. are really only lovely and adorable in books. In real life, they are mean things that deserve to be put in paella. Yesterday, I had 6 beautiful, unopened crocus buds. We were looking forward to taking pictures and sketching them this morning. Today, I have 3...