Monthly Archives for August 2010
Before we left for the cabin, my friend Meg dropped off a book she’d been reading, The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. I’d wanted to read it ever since I read in New York Magazine that children don’t make you … Continue reading
I took a picture to remind myself how peaceful it was, although at times it didn’t feel so.
We’re wrapping up our week at the cabin. Our boys caught sunfish last night, which their cousins cleaned and I dredged in Bisquick then fried. We’re barbecuing by the shore tonight so I’m off to marinate steak. Thanks, Sean, for … Continue reading
We’re here at the cabin, doing our best to stay out of touch with the world. Which doesn’t always work when you’re used to being plugged in. But for the rest of the week, I’m turning my blog over to … Continue reading
If only I could feel this way forever, nothing ahead of me or behind me, just the water, the sun and the breeze.
We’re up at the lake this week, praying our children don’t actually catch a fish, because I’ve never cleaned one before and may pass out if I do. But nothing beats the sound of water lapping against the shore, especially … Continue reading
Back at Rehkamp Larson, Matt and I flipped through Jean’s first draft of our floor plans, while talking eating spaces: informal, formal, island seating, or maybe a breakfast nook? Our conversation sort of made me laugh. Because this wasn’t the … Continue reading
I’ve been in a bit of a slump lately; this crazy summer of travel finally caught up with me. My mama sure is lazy. On Sunday night, Matt and I uncorked a bottle of champagne at La Belle Vie to … Continue reading
Thanks for the advice on Monday. We agree with most of you: Version 1 of our home plans has the most curb appeal for us, too. Jean had drawn the turret in Version 2 based on a home in South … Continue reading
On Sunday night, our friends Jody and Mark hosted us at their home for a barbecue. It was a welcome break to our hectic week. Matt’s flight home from Philadelphia had just landed that morning, and he had another going … Continue reading