1.Â eating a whole quart of strawberries.Â oh, and that would be me eating a whole quart of strawberries — just wanted to clarify.Â i guess i was trying to prove that there is truth in the expression, “too much of a good thing.”Â my stomach disliked me immensely around 3pm.Â a quart of strawberries… Continue reading what today consisted of:
every evening this week i leave my hometown by no later than 5:40pm to spend forty minutes making a few heads of hair look like orphan heads of hair from 1933.Â it requires much teasing, tying of rags around pig tails, and no brushing.Â i’m really not very skilled at the art of dressing hair… Continue reading little girls
i lasted two whole days.Â two whole days of fruits, vegetables, and today a whole wheat tortilla with lentils and brown rice.Â but when i arrived back home to a small tray of cookies with the words “To Louissa, From Lisa” written on them, i felt conflicted to the very core of my being.Â should… Continue reading lesson learned
i fell asleep last night remembering her smell, laugh, and wonderfully goofy grin.Â i wondered where she is and who she’s with.Â i wondered why-oh-why we had to let her go.Â and i wondered why there must be such heartbreak in life. you’re not supposed to have favorites but she was mine.
i’m too tired to narrate much so just two pictures.Â be happy. 1) dream come true.Â you better believe that’s me on a zamboni, baby. 2)Â some of the people in the world that i love.Â i’m not sure there will ever be one picture that holds everyone i love.
today was spent around the house.Â well, okay — so i was gone from 9:00-3:30 — but it felt like i was home for a good long while!Â i’m tired and hot and very glad to put pajamas on at 9:15pm and think that the day is almost over. want to see some of what… Continue reading saturday in my world
sometimes habits just fall into place without you noticing.Â for the second weekend in a row we found ourselves sitting around a table too late at night playing a game that involves dominoes, trains and well, with my rowdy group of friends — a whole lot of talking, random outbursts of song, and much laughter.Â … Continue reading birthday night
i may have a smoothie with cinnamon-and-pudding-filled bread for dinner because i: a.)Â have a sweet tooth b.)Â find it a waste of time to prepare a “real” meal for just one person c.)Â enjoy simpler foods now and then d.)Â all of the above
if i’ve learned anything this summer, it’s how special my friends are. meet bubs the snubs (or snubs the bubs or snubby dubby bubby or bubsie or just plain old ben): (sorry for the blurriness.Â cell phone doesn’t always equal the best quality photos.) basically everyone thinks the world of him.Â he plays the violin… Continue reading the bubsters