Monthly Archives: March 2012

:: right now ::

It seems that so much has change in just a few days. I don’t want to forget these days, so I will make sure we have this page to come back to and enjoy.  Right now: :: Lucas lost his … Continue reading

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:: this moment :

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and … Continue reading

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India : The Agra Fort – part 2

There are so many ways you can take a picture of the Taj Mahal.  There are too many. And you can never tired of taken pictures of it. It is beautiful no matter where you are looking it from. In … Continue reading

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India: The Agra Fort – part 1

On our second visit to the Taj Mahal we decided to go see the Agra Fort.  Last time we were in Agra, at the Taj Mahal, we decided to go see Fatehpur Sikri, so this time, with Glendie whi was … Continue reading

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happy when swimming

Siena had her first swim meet last week. My first swim meet as well.  I’ve always loved to swim too but I never competed.  I can’t even do that turn for all the practice I did. Last year Siena wanted … Continue reading

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[ making : beeswax candles with my kids + tutorial ]

I love candles.  I really enjoy having them lit for meals.  I think they add a specialness to the occasion, and it’s such a small thing to do that I try to have them a lot. I made my first … Continue reading

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{ love }

I found a letter written by John Steinbeck via Rhonda at Down to Earth, written by him  in 1958 in response to his son’s letter.  It’s about love and what it means to him. The letter is in Letters of … Continue reading

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:: this moment : firsts ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and … Continue reading

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Shah Jahan, a love story

Shah Jahan, born in 1592 was the emperor of the Mughal empire from 1628 to 1658, after his father’s death.  His “complete” title was: His Imperial Majesty Al-Sultan al-‘Azam wal Khaqan al-Mukarram, Malik-ul-Sultanat, Ala Hazrat Abu’l-Muzaffar Shahab ud-din Muhammad Shah Jahan … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal : a second visit

Glendie came to visit us from here, the US, to India while we were there last fall.  It was so special, and it was great to have her there with us.  Glendie came for close to two weeks, and we … Continue reading

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