Monthly Archives: October 2012

:: carving pumpkins ::

This past weekend we carved our pumpkins. We gathered with friends. We had ideas. We helped each other. We smiled and laughed. We carved. We cleaned. We drew. We were proud. We worked really, really hard. We gave our hearts. … Continue reading

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:: Seattle : the ferri to Bainbridge ::

      After a long day seeing Seattle, on a beautiful sunny day, I thought it would be fun to ride the ferri across Puget Sound to Bainbridge, and see what we could see.           … Continue reading

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{ finding our rhythm }

This (school) year, seems to be yet different than any before, for us.  Every year, every autumn, I know it is. Last fall we were in India, and we homeschooled, as we have done for 4 other years.  We did … Continue reading

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:: the perfect photo ::

There you go.

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:: the pumpkins ::

We went to the pumpkin patch the other weekend. Growing up in Chile, we didn’t really have a fall tradition.  There was no Halloween there, and no Thanksgiving, of course.  And I never really saw pumpkin farms like I see … Continue reading

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:: this moment : now + then ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo (or two or three or more)– no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want … Continue reading

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:: another one ::

Yes, we were out there again.  Two weeks later, and we were at the Portland International Raceway for Lucas’s second cross race. Though it was a little cold, we had a great morning.  . Look at the clouds When I … Continue reading

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:: right now ::

Right now I am: :: loving wearing warmer clothes, and hats and gloves. :: realizing that I forgot to wash said wool hats and gloves in the spring.  So I took advantage of our sunny day last week to do … Continue reading

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[ tutorial : making autumn ]

I found this project in my old style paper files, and thought it would be perfect to do this week. (I just found it online here.) We’ve been taking walks in our mornings, and this day we collected a branch for … Continue reading

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{ here with a purpose }

Last weekend we watched the movie Hugo.  We are not a big movie family, but we’ve started watching more movies lately, and now that the days are colder, and shorter, it seemed the perfect way to finish this week.  I … Continue reading

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