2012: Apr 23

Cut up some new hexagons to freshen up my current mix of ready-to-assemble pieces. This thing might just take forever.

2012: Apr 21

Today was the kind of Girls' Day (minus the handful of mini-tantrums Bear throws at me on any given day) that makes me happy to have had some one on one time with her. And so nice of the weather to oblige us for an active day of running, biking, ice-cream-eating and playground-scrambling.

2012: Apr 19

Took the kids on a rain-day zoo excursion today (with a pocket-ful of expendable change), and all we have to show for it is a souvenir pressed penny.

2012: Apr 18

The tree out back has begun to dump its flora in bulk, littering the deck and yard with clumps of red-pink flowers. And The Boy, who's been admonished before for plucking specimens directly off their stems, assured me that this one he brought in was selected for me loose from the ground.

2012: Apr 17

The brand new house key, cut to replace the one that inexplicably detached itself from my possession.

2012: Apr 16

The only race photos we've ever purchased were for The Boy's runs. The one's with tongues awag are clearly the best.

2012: Apr 13

Having been dark all through fall and winter and as-of-yet overcast spring, the solar deck lights are finally showing some signs of life.