Sunday |ˈsənˌdā|noun the day of the week before Monday and following Saturday This morning Auntie Ree hosted a kickball game for the kids. I was team captain for one side, Lucas for the other. The teams were pretty uneven, but fun. My team, The Giants, consisted of Uncle Eric, pregnant Katie, Grandma, pitcher Caitlin, and outfielder […]

…The Bay

bay  |bā|noun a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward “Summertime and the livin’s easy.” Showed up at six o’clock to the bay today with Natalie, Vick, Leo, and Erin. Perfect timing, we were the only ones there to enjoy the end of a warm and quiet summer day!  Vick schooled us […]


balloon |bəˈloōn|noun a brightly colored rubber sac inflated with air and then sealed at the neck, used as a children’s toy or a decoration First things first….my friends are rad! This past Sunday thirteen of my favorite people came together for my water balloon party. I was looking to do something different, silly, fun, and childlike […]


friend |frend|noun a person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or family relations. Here are four of my girlfriends and I at a recent Sunday brunch.


bacon |ˈbākən|noun cured meat from the back or sides of a pig Leave it to these two silly girls to find new uses for bacon!  


sushi |ˈsoō sh ē|noun a Japanese dish consisting of small balls or rolls of vinegar-flavored cold cooked rice served with a garnish of raw fish, vegetables, or egg. I recently attended a sushi party. After a short tutorial from a party goer I attempted my first sushi crab roll. The imitation crab actually freaked me out the most, […]

…Let’s Go Giants

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trail |trāl|noun a beaten path through rough country such as a forest or moor Part two of my Happiness Project includes trying something new every month. For awhile I’ve been looking for a hobby that includes exercise too. I run..(but not for fun), I walk..(but this isn’t very strenuous), I like attempting my workout videos..(I so don’t […]


time |tīm|noun the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole Remember those toys we had as kids that were circular in shape and the concept of the game was to place all the moving balls into the grooves without them falling out?! Do you remember? Today […]


merrymaking |ˈmerēˌmāki ng |noun the process of enjoying oneself with others The day was clear but the air was brisk. A bit chilly in fact. I approached the baseball diamond with my Dad thirty minutes before the start of our 2nd annual Family Kickball/Charity Game and saw something in the distance.  My brother-in-law, Scott had come out with […]