Being a kid

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All my vacation days this summer, were spent doing stuff I’ve always done. Visiting family and friends. Hanging out in familiar locations. Even the pace of time away was short and sweet, a… Continue reading

Even the cat is sleeping

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I tossed and turned after 4:30am, which is usual for my first night home. Of course, I went to bed too early last night. But I just couldn’t keep my eyes open any… Continue reading

Work Life Balance

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The summer of 2015 is half over. At least for my children. They are already sad about what has passed, in regards to what little is left. Time is really flying for them.… Continue reading

Creative drinks

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As the weather continues to be wonderful here on the South Coast, we are looking for more innovative and interesting drinks to keep us cool. (Oh wow, that sounds like a line of… Continue reading

My favourite notes from WDS

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These are some of the words I have taken away from WDS2015. They are notes I have written down, but I apologize if they are not exact quotes. So many good turns of… Continue reading

Thank you for WDS

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Even though I had a 6 hour drive home yesterday, I couldn’t put words to my recent #WDS2015 experience. For those who were not in Portland, or have not heard me try to… Continue reading

Handmade business cards

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Who hand makes a business card these days? Creative people. Artists. Someone with a lot of time on their hands. Turns out, I am not really any of those kind of people and… Continue reading

Dust if you Must

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I’ve always disliked dusting. I blame it on my allergy. It makes me sneeze. And it is so dirty. It is also pointless. It’s just going to accumulate again. Do you really dust… Continue reading

Enhance enjoyment

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The definition of a condiment has something to do with enhancing flavor and enjoyment. I would have to agree with that. In the condiment category there are so many options to choose from.… Continue reading

Great fun

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“Childhood is a short season.”    ~Helen Hayes “When we protect children from every possible source of danger, we also prevent them from having the kinds of experiences that develop their sense of… Continue reading

I am this…

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On the Sunday of May long weekend, seven of us girls piled into my SUV and headed over to Black Bond Book Warehouse. I’m not sure what other families do, but we are… Continue reading

Update to “About CW”

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I started this blog in 2011 with a desire to record what I see and experience in the world. The twist was it needed to be “the good stuff”. As I go about… Continue reading

Where is the list?

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My husband posed this question to me this weekend. I think the nature of a blog, is really a list of posts. So I don’t see the literal problem with the name of… Continue reading

Call Your Girlfriend

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I’m not sure how I found them, but I’m sure glad I did. The reference is to a podcast, “Call Your Girlfriend“, for long distance besties everywhere. If you are a girlfriend to… Continue reading

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