Sentinelle Over the hundreds of years I’ve stood, I’ve seen more despair than this. I’ve seen more change than this. This fire which blazed inside our steeple is a vestige, soon to be resurrected. Revolution. There is a time of great destruction. To our city, to our people, that was the fire that raged for a decade. Storming the Bastille, execution of thousands of citizens…World … Continue reading Sentinelle

Happy Easter 2019!

Eggvengers: Egg-game! The ladies of Marvel as told in eggs – our big egg decorating party for Easter! I chose to paint/dye/draw {l-r}: Gamora {Guardians of the Galaxy} Maria Hill {Agents of Shield} Black Widow {Avengers} Shuri {Black Panther} TBD {by you, who should it be? Valkyrie? The Wasp? Nebula?} and Captain Marvel {Captain Marvel}. I am torn on my 6th egg, should it be … Continue reading Happy Easter 2019!

100 Word Wednesday: Week 117

  Image by Pedro Lastra Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! ….My heart is broken over the fire at Notre Dame Paris…Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris, France….I have updated this image for us to regard and ponder our 100 Word Wednesday stores on…. What 100 words would you give this image? Interested … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 117

Beloved Notre Dame

My heart breaks… The beautiful Notre Dame de Paris, such an iconic cathedral, burns. We were just there a few months ago, in November 2018. We climbed as high as permitted to the bell tower. It’s magnificence cannot be overstated. The loss … tragic. Architecture….I have been in love with these flying buttresses since I was in the 6th grade. Medieval architecture, the dawn of … Continue reading Beloved Notre Dame

Friday’s ….

Image by Bikurgurl April 12, 2014 One of my ‘memories’ from 5 years ago 🖤 I home educate because I didn’t want to rush, miss the precious moments, and have the time to enjoy building relationships with my children while they were young. I could load them up and take them on adventures near and far with little more coercion than my own enthusiasm. And … Continue reading Friday’s ….

100 Word Wednesday: Week 116

Image by Bikurgurl Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! I’m starting to give previews of our image on my Instagram Feed {I call Bikurgram} — particularly because one of our longest, regular contributors commented she enjoyed getting a sneak peeek! Thanks Reena ❤ If you’re on Instagram and we don’t follow each … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 116

Haircuts {or: Letting Go}

Haircuts! {or: Letting Go} These guys are my heart, but they won’t pose for a picture without acting goofy unless I employ a lot of coaxing….or we’re on a field trip. In public. And sometimes that doesn’t matter. But it’s spring break and we’re just enjoying our Seattle Staycation!! PJs, Fortnite, dog parks, bus rides, and more!! But first: today was waking up with Spongebob, making … Continue reading Haircuts {or: Letting Go}

Planning Your Week, April 2019

{some affiliate links in my post help defray the cost of hosting my blog – thank you!!} Weekly Planning! Hello and welcome to a quick overview of how I’m currently handling our weekly planning. It’s suffice to say that things in my house have changed tremendously over the past year. Over the past six months. Over the past month. That’s life. We keep growing, changing, … Continue reading Planning Your Week, April 2019