Category: Random Thoughts

  • Que chulita!

    My family came to visit us this weekend. My mom, my dad, my sister, and her two children all piled into my dad’s new truck and drove seven hours just to hang out with us for a while. We shopped and ate and talked and hugged and had an all-around good time. It was a […]

  • Just another day

    So I guess Roux likes towels. First he christened our towel-rug, and now he’s taken over our towel basket. He curls up in it and sleeps there, and we end up having to wash the towels since they’re covered with Roux hair. Today I took Justin to the orthopedist, who said he had chipped part […]

  • No more monkeys jumping on the bed.

    Justin had never heard this little nursery rhyme: Ten little monkeys jumping on the bed One fell off and broke his head Mama called the doctor and the doctor said, “No more monkeys jumping on the bed!” He went mountain biking on Sunday on a pretty tough trail, and ended up with the above fractured […]

  • Real beauty

    I’ve really been enjoying my time off from work. It’s only been a few days, but I feel so much more relaxed, so much more in tune with my little world. Why is it that we allow life to happen around us, and often are too busy to notice? Already, the trees are starting to […]

  • A typical Austin weekend

    photo by justin Whew! We tired ourselves out this weekend, traveling anywhere our little feet would take us. Our weekend really started Thursday night, with a dinner on our tiny patio with Chad and Lindsay. I made Portobello Mushroom Fajitas (from Cooking Light’s January 2005 issue) with cilantro black beans and whole-wheat tortillas. Lindsay brought […]