Try something NEW

January 9, 2015 When is the last time you tried something NEW? This has been a season of many new things for me... Most luxurious? Bamboo Sheets Can't believe I've never tried? Cherry Icee at the movies Can't believe I kind of like? Sardines (crazy that I FINALLY tried these y'all!) Feels like a new... Continue Reading →


This is one of my absolute favorite beach memories!! The first time all of the girls could experience the beach. There was sooo much energy between the excitement and the storm brewing in the background... this photo captures a fraction of the fluid flow and wild excitement!!! These were the best of times... Fernandina Beach,... Continue Reading →

Party on the Bus December 2014

What a FUN way to buzz (BUS!) around town looking at Christmas lights, hanging with and making new friends!! We had a GREAT time, despite Ruby looking shy in the photo below.. her first time ever on a bus.... for most of my gals! Thank you Linda Sue Simmons Runyeon for making room for us... Continue Reading →

To be grateful…

QOTD: “To be grateful fills you with greatness.” Ruby, age 9 (Nov 2017) Location: Maybe near Klamath, CA. Weird sky from fires and smoke, covering the sun. This is my religion:

Balance and Vision

True; but... I feel like the past is important; and how we use and learn our experience helps us focus on our vision for the future. Don’t allow what’s happened in the past hold you back or trap you into a place that keeps you from your future. #thepossibilitarians

In the Eyes

It's tough being a little sister sometimes. The girls told her that she was adopted... And she couldn't decide if she thought it was upsetting or funny!! I was brushing her hair... and I noticed in the mirror that I never SAW us 'together'.... So I started taking selfies with each girl in a monthly... Continue Reading →

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