Month: July 2012

You Can Take Baby Jaguar

Me: Good bye Bug. I have to go fly again on an airplane and I will be gone for a few days. Bug: Momma you should take Baby Jaguar, he will keep you company on the plane. Me: Are you sure? Bug: Yes, I…

I want to be more like her

This picture says it all. She’s looking at her sister in this picture and the look on her face melts my heart every time I look at it. Then tonight at a birthday party she was singing to herself without regard to anyone else…

Sometime I want to….

“Sometime I want to have a yard sale” “I want my own truck and keys and house” Two random things Bug has told me in the past week. Parenting is not for sissys.

6 Trails, 8th Trip to My Favorite Place on Earth

We did it! Super and I have now hiked all the trails to the top of Mt. LeConte. Yesterday we hiked up Brushy Mountain to complete the circuit. It was surreal as we started yesterday headed down the trail and thinking of all the…

This is what….

This is what Bug looks like dancing on a carousel. This is what Lizzie Lou looks like riding on the carousel. This is what happiness looks like, unedited and not sugar coated and it is fabulous.

Happy Birthday to These Girls

Happy birthday to my sisters who are twins. Even though they are geographically apart this year, their connection is stronger than the miles that separate. . The picture above was taken several years ago and I can clearly remember when they changed my life…

Yeah! Fireworks!

The kid above didn’t like the fireworks. She watched all of one minute of the thirty minute show then buried her head into my shoulder. Then after the show repeated “yeah! Fireworks!” until we were all saying it, too. This kid insisted on wearing…