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Tagged With: Family

Oh Happy Day!

We are enjoying Easter with Grammy and Papa and our “Lynn Johansson” cousins. Festivities have included an egg hunt… lots of piano playing… making some very festive cake pops… family feasting… pre egg hunt instructions (aka big kids let the little kids go first)… Hope you are enjoying your Easter.  Behind the sugar and the … Continue reading »

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this moment

{this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. and a nod to my favorite blog soulemama.

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home MADE

The boys are off of school this week.  It’s mid semester- or trimester- or something.  So, we’ve been here at home, all together in this heat.  (It’s 111*F right now in Niamey.) The heat does funky things to our bodies.  This week it’s been an infection that we’ve passed around that (among other things) has … Continue reading »

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l’eau

Water. Something I have always enjoyed.  As a kid, on the outskirts of Houston, my sister and I did swim team every year.  Our grandparents owned a pool and lived not that far away.  We spent a week at the beach every summer.  My first job was “deep water lifeguard” at Splash Town. It was … Continue reading »

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april twenty. three years in a row.

I woke up this morning thinking about cake. This is the first year that my Nata has been in “school”. That means this is the first year there has been an additional cup cake requirement on his birthday (on top of our family cake eating needs). I was SO GOOD yesterday when I made a … Continue reading »

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