Postcards from the edge

So I turned some of our vacation photos into a fabric pattern for a vintage postcard competition at Spoonflower.com. I added various filters to my photos until I got the desired effect of making them look like old fashioned postcards. I was very happy with the final result. I ordered some fabric so I can…

Mother’s day

Today was a little bittersweet. My baby did text me at least to wish me Happy Mother’s day. I missed him very much and feel very weepy.We got the laundry done this morning and then we headed down to spend the afternoon with nana. We stopped to get flowers and this is the greeting I…

He’s leaving on a Jet Plane……again

Happy Birthday to our sassy smartass niece Georgie. We love you girl. How did these two magnificent young people get to be 19 so quickly? We went to the south bay today to celebrate with the family and to surprise the grown-up kids with an easter egg hunt…Yes, 19 and still wanting to find eggs….

Floundering in an emotional pit

Oh lord the joys of motherhood. Or should I say the sadness of realizing that it is well and truly gone. The chicken has really flown the nest and it is what it is. As you know the boy is home from college this week and it was as I expected but it is still…

The Sakura does not suck.

So as promised, I did go out and move my fat ass, and I went for that walk that I really needed. I only managed 3/4 of a mile, but it was better than nothing. I did see a few trees already covered in cherry blossoms. It is weird that they are blooming pretty early…

Savage Sadness

Happy Tuesday! Well as happy as I can make it I guess.  I am just feeling so bummed since the boy’s birthday. He was so busy living his life we barely got a chance to even speak to him on his birthday. I can honestly say it has really affected my mood. I am sad…

Happy Birthday 2567 miles away

Yeah Yeah Yeah! I know I am not supposed to look at “where is my iPhone” but Happy Birthday to my sweet boy. Behave and have fun. We love you very much. This is the first time we have been away from him on his birthday. I am sure he is fine but my heart…