Collection of moments, January 2015

If they were butterflies, I'd want to pin them in an archival frame: Little Man's dimples, pursed smile as he calculates a climb to the pantry shelf to get the chocolate chip container. "Just one, mama," and upon opening it, "Just a few."

The morning January light--the pale, farm fresh eggshell white

Reading Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail in bits and spurts

Dinner with my littles, which involves someone getting up from the table every 2 minutes

"We were talking our heads off," said Baby Girl, about her gal pal date to paint-your-own-pottery

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The old man asking me what LinkedIn was

Stressing at the roller-rink because I was solo parenting and the single mom consoling me

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Paying a heavy penance for sulking over my mom's clothing purchases for me as a tween as I console a bawling daughter over my unacceptable purchase(s) for her wardrobe

The assuring sound of Loverpants' scooter buzzing up the driveway, once again safely home

Car-dancing to Uptown Funk

Loverpants doing yoga in the living room

Taking grading breaks with another Vivianna makeup tutorial

Watching all the old timey movies on Netflix, Amazon Prime

Monday Morning QB-ing about "Serial" with the internets

Getting schooled in millennialism by Olaore, Garrison via text

Praying circles around my kids and our famiLee with a whole new purpose, or at least wanting a clearer purpose

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