Ice skating and other new, joyous things

The one-year mastectomy anniversary came and went, and my annual health exam and labs (so far) passed in pretty good standing. My ANA titer was elevated, indicating autoimmune activity of some kind, or worst-case scenario, an early indicator of metastasis. My other lab results were good, though (some were their best ever), so the hope... Continue Reading →

Welcome, winter!

Today started with a freshly stocked AND cleaned fridge (happens about twice yearly)... and while I was at it, thought I'd better clean out those cupboards, too... To everyone's excitement, this was right outside our front window: Daddy's special Saturday morning breakfast, complete with eggnog, bacon, and chocolate pasty, not to mention CHRISTMAS MUSIC (courtesy... Continue Reading →

Picking flowers and unschooling

In our garden, flowers are for picking.  We make sure to leave some for the bees, too, but what fun would it be to have flowers that can't be picked? Here is what Mia did with (while I took pictures of) our pick-able flowers the other day: Watching Mia independently satisfy her curiosity and plan... Continue Reading →

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