Nostalgia

I spent most of my youth in Doc Martens and Vans, so it was kind of hilarious that I found these for our daughter. Yes, they do leave a trail of glitter everywhere. I wish I could still get away with wearing stuff like this in public.

Perhaps letting an 8-year-old be a cricket farmer was a bad idea

As I explained in an earlier post, my husband got tired of driving to PetCo to get crickets for Elise's very hungry bearded dragon every other day. So he bought 500 crickets online and put them in a previously unused terrarium in our daughter's room. And they have been making their sweet, sweet music all … Continue reading Perhaps letting an 8-year-old be a cricket farmer was a bad idea

There is nothing more persuasive than a good example

“You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”Marcus Aurelius, Meditations "You must be the change you want to see in the world."Mahatma Gandhi Oh me! Oh life! of the questions of these recurring,Of the endless trains of the faithless, of cities fill’d with the foolish,Of myself … Continue reading There is nothing more persuasive than a good example