Monthly Archives: February 2021

“It’s not because we wear skirts; it’s because we wear glasses” (abbey)

I was moved that abbey found this quote so exciting. It meant that she was excited about girls (/women) being appreciated for their intellect, and not just their looks. This quite comes from the movie “hidden figures”, which abbey just … Continue reading

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Foster Milestones: what he calls us, how he views us

over the last 2 weeks, I’ve noticed a few things about K: being defensive of Evie, he said “you be nice to my sister!!” he asked me, when I was tucking him into bed, if I would lay with him … Continue reading

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“I like sun, A LOT better than snow” -Evie

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Snowpocalypse 2021

Snow in seattle is fun, and eventful. (one of the first posts on this blog was a Seattle snow event, 9 years ago). It is comical, being from the Midwest, how big of a deal it is… but that doesn’t … Continue reading

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“You are DEFINITELY NOT my real dad”

-Evie at Costco

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More sunshine: a walk right before dinner

Well, looks like I wasn’t wrong in saying it has gotten lighter in seattle. NWS seattle, in fact, says that we’ve gained 80 minutes of daylight since the solstice. Amazing! I don’t think I’ve ever been as appreciative of the … Continue reading

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Light & hope

There’s reasons to be hopeful these days… while picking up J&K today from preschool, I noticed that it is indeed getting “lighter” in Seattle. Here was my view at the crosswalk at 5pm today: In Seattle, seeing the sun against … Continue reading

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