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Daily Prompt: Happiness

Today’s Daily Prompt is to illustrate what happiness looks like. Here’s my entry. On holiday near the ocean the mister bought our daughter a grilled cheese. She looked at him and said “daddy I love you so much!” and gave him a kiss. In short: grilled cheese+the love between a father and a daughter=happiness


Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

Participating in another inspiring photo challenge posed by the friendly folks at The Daily Post. This one is called, “beginning.” Photo credit goes to the mister. Dear Oliva, This morning at 6am I was sipping my coffee while taking in the sunrise and watching you happily gobble up a crispy waffle bathed in warm gooey syrup. I commented […]



Daily Prompt: You’re a Winner! “Good luck!” snickered the quick stop attendant before bagging my package of mini powdered doughnuts  and ibuprofen. I grab my styrofoam cup of black coffee and head out the door into the cold December air taking in the smell of the alfalfa fields and the cow manure; the scent of […]


The Loneliest Number

Weekly Photo Challenge: One Once upon a time there was a lonely palm tree who didn’t understand why she looked like the other palm trees, sorta, but didn’t feel like the other palm trees (so she thought). One day she decided to muster the courage to strike up a conversation with the rest of the […]


Sweet Savory Bites

Oliva, You love visiting your grandparents. You delight in the simplest of pleasures reminding everyone to savor the small moments. Here’s what an ordinary visit usually consists of: Sweet Savory Bites: 1 cup bubbles with wand 1 batch of tortillas made by hand 2 art projects paints and crayons 1/2 mile hand-in-hand stroll 2 cups […]


Welcoming the Fae

  Just want to share a new project with you. This is our orange tree in the backyard. Found this sweet little door on Etsy from a shop called Woodbling. Can you see the mini glow globe to the left of the door? It’s solar. Soaks in the sun’s rays during the day and glows […]