“An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing.” -Charlotte Mason

finally! some leaves on the trees. green! (don’t laugh, oregonians)

can you spy the 50+ deer in the back 40 behind our house?
meandering sunset drive
looks like nbd, but drinking from a straw is a big victory for someone born with a cleft palate


beautiful mess
starting a fun tie-blanket project her cousins sent for her bday


front porch mathematics
found this simple yet fun idea on pinterest
pancake griddle art


these three opportunistic stinkers take advantage of my tall ceilings and short stature
listening, enrapt, as the cockatiels free range it in the laundry room
thrifting with this goose
scored this new slouchy summer bag for $2
the big ten year old got a pair of roller-blades for her birthday and has been tearing it up on the driveway…

…which reminded me of this precious video from four years ago.

“It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” -Laura Ingalls Wilder


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