A moment I want to pause, savor and remember because it’s what summer is all about.
:::joining Soule Mama
Keeping it Real No. 3
~ falling in love all over again with beaches and swim suits and sand toys. so glad the sun came out after so much grey.
~ watching the eldest’s underbite fixed in moments with a new retainer. so happy for orthodontists that travel to our island. who knew retainers come in glow in the dark tie dye with an elephant in the middle? so cool to see betty’s new profile.
~ spending hours on west-side beaches, toes stretched to the ocean with sun on my face while the girls play. so fun to sit beside mama pals on beach blankets again.
~ perfecting the iced mocha at home with cafe vita’s queen city beans.
~ finally arriving at the end of a newly written poem. two lines make all the difference.
~ end of school and, finally, all girls together again. little sisters have missed betty so much.
~ the line up of doe bay fest announced. so totally excited. and so, a new musical crush: bison.
~ holding my sweet little babe in the early morning as she sobs for her pacifier. i miss my faffy. faffy my friend. i loved my faffies.
~ jack white coming to seattle, but knowing the costs of permits and sheetrock and insulation; the costs of a home renovation keep us from fun at our fingertips.
~ after flip flop days and sunburn and deep blue skies, the return of deep grey rain.
~ slap stick garden comedy for the girls: stepping on a banana slug in bare feet. sliding on it, really. i still haven’t recovered from how that felt.
~ not being in an airplane right now en route to New Hampshire, to my college reunion. the same old excuse of money and time and kids and money.
joining ink + chai for Keeping it Real