extra ordinary

Perfect Moment Monday: Arms vs hands

February 24, 2013

I am raising the Bickersons. “Mom — he’s eating my cereal!” “Mom — tell her to give back my football!” “Mom — she told everyone I never change my socks!” “Mom — he got to pick the show last time!” “Mom — it’s MY turn sit in the middle!” Mom! Mom! Mom! Whether it’s a […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Love your interruptions

January 27, 2013

“Mommy, would you cuddle with me?” My 9 year-old son, Reed, still asks me that at bedtime. It’s at the part of the day when I just want to open up my computer and finish that post, respond to that email, look up that fact I was wondering about earlier. In other words, I’m ready […]

Worded Wednesday: My family went to the 1920s

November 28, 2012

Over Thanksgiving weekend Roger and I took the kids forĀ  a day in downtown Denver. We started out by throwing a football around at Civic Center Park on a gorgeous and sunny late-morning (Reed’s pick). At Tessa’s urging we then we switched to a volleyball, counting to see how many volleys we could get in […]

BlogHer12: Bright sites, big city

August 7, 2012

When you are completely spent and sated at the same time and can’t put a coherent thought together, you might as well use bullet points. BlogHer12 was my favorite yet (also in the ring were BlogHer08 and BlogHer10). I focused not on the parties or the swag or the $$ contacts or even the host […]