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ArtsGoggle 2016

Welcome if you found us at ArtsGoggle!  I don’t have an Etsy shop, so if you missed your chance to buy somethingView full post »

Turning a Coffee Scoop on the Lathe

Turning a scoop from a solid piece of wood is a precarious operation. I built a jig from some hard maple and a hoseView full post »


I bought this backpack for George when he was 6, going into 1st grade. It’s lived a good life, but after 3 yearsView full post »


Francis miraculously healed. George rode his first roller coaster.View full post »

George First Soccer Tourney

First soccer tournament with the Flames. It was a long day, but the boys stuck in there.View full post »

New Sawhorses

A few years ago, I jotted down the dimensions of the sawhorses that hung in the garage when I grew up. I Dd finally gotView full post »


A couple of months ago, the kids asked for me to bring my guitar up and sing a bedtime song.  Sally snuck up and caughtView full post »

Cowtown Half Marathon

Around the beginning of November, a coworker suggested that we run the Cowtown Half Marathon together on February 24. IView full post »

rest in peace, scout

Ten years is not enough for a dog like this one. I hope heaven is a spot in the sun for this amazing person of a dog.View full post »

Old Yeller

Reading Old Yeller aloud with the kids, I was fine until Travis’s papa was talking to him about having to shootView full post »

Day Out with Thomas: Momma and Sam

This morning, Sam and I headed to Grapevine for A Day Out With Thomas. I didn’t really know what to expect. AsideView full post »

Hey, You Forgot Your Lunch!

Our street has been in the process of getting repaved for -oh- 2 months already and from the looks of it, I’d say weView full post »

Run, Sam Run!

Today was our first after school running club practice. I anticipated some resistance from Francis and George. Matt andView full post »

Baby Sammie

A sweet shot of Sammie tonight. He is non-stop moving these days and growing before my eyes. Man, I love this kid. I canView full post »

Green Glasses Fabric

How much do I love this fabric at fabric robot? I’ve seen it before but couldn’t source it… now thatView full post »