Let me reintroduce myself to you…

I go through these little spurts where I blog a lot, and then times when I don't blog at all, and I have accepted that it is a part of the process of being a long term blogger. I've been at this for a while... 2004 to be exact, and here we are, 11 years later, and so much has changed and I've grown so much as a person and a writer. It's been difficult to nail down what I want my blog focus to be because I'm so scattered and all over the place. My first blog had a very specific focus that related to getting pregnant. Well, after years of trying, I did, and then the laments of that blog didn't seem to fit in with my new life as a busy mom. Then, I decided to start this blog to talk about my new life as a mom, but then I realized that I didn't want my kids' business all out there in the world for world consumption (that's a topic for another blog). THEN, I decided I would make the blog more about me, and what I wanted to share with the world, but between being so busy I never really made … [Read more...]

Protected: 20 on the 20: The Teage Edition

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10 on the 10

Recently, I joined a great group of photographers that have a goal of doing 10 pictures that all reflect one day of your life. Then, on the 10th of the month, you post the pictures. The purpose is two fold: start taking more pictures of your own family and gain more practice with the camera. Well, today, February was my first time participating, and it was indeed quite the challenge. I lead a pretty hectic life (who doesn't!), so taking the time to stop and take pictures kind of interrupted the flow of things, but I caught some great pictures that I normally would have breezed right by. Hopefully, I can include these in my yearly yearbook efforts in their own section. First, right after dropping J off at school, C took a break on the sofa to reconnect with her DS before we started Homeschool (aka known as Mom School). Next, I grabbed my second cup of coffee and kept reading Rick Steves' London. I made some loosey goosey reservations for London in April, but I am still not quite … [Read more...]