Last week I was reading Ellie a poem in Carole’s blog post (because I do that: read stuff to my kid) and she noticed that Carole’s little word of the year was ‘peace.’ She thought that was awesome, that we should also have a little word of the year, and it wasn’t the end of January yet so it wasn’t too late. Introducing the 2017 Word of the Year….HUG.
“Marshmallow” was the runner up. We’re all kinds of deep and philosophical over here.
We’ve still got quite a few trees that were killed in one of the big storms a while back. They drop limbs every now and then and the woodpeckers enjoy them. Occasionally, a regular-size storm pushes one down.
I knew this one was going to be next. It barely missed the blueberries.
Ellie made a surfer out of some of the pieces.
75° is too hot for knit hats.
One young woman’s sign summed up the event for me,
“I don’t usually do this but GEEZ.”
In case you’re wondering about the Girl Scouts (I noticed some…hubbub), there lies a legacy of building leadership and advocacy. You can read more here.
“I have also decided to stick with love…Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.-
Got milk? I’ve got cookies.
This isn’t even all of them.
I will now take a moment to document the snowflake in my weather app:
See it? Right there at 11pm.
I’m pretty sure that all that icon really means is that it’s just going to be 32° while it’s raining, but the picture IS of a snowflake.
Ellie’s New Year’s Resolution is to fix a meal once a week.
Week #1 Sloppy Joes (with Gardein Beefless Ground).
My New Year’s Resolution is post something to Yarn Miracle once a week. Anything.