Boston Red Sox baseball camp

September 10, 2011

kj was here in boston about five days, and he was off to red sox baseball camp. one week, 9-3 each day!

{big papi had him signed up long before we came…}

we attended a brief orientation on the sunday before he started – he met some of the coaches/camp assistants, and was given his uniform.

he was so thrilled to get his uniform, he got in our SUV, and in the backseat he changed his clothes to put it on before we pulled out of the parking lot!

so, in the picture above, i had him get back out of the car &


{post title inspired by this song. it was played last night at fenway as papelbon ran on the field.}

oh my goodness. have you heard the news?!? our next adventure awaits!

husband and i are in boston as i type this, and we have been house-hunting, school-visiting, restaurant-trying, dance-studio searching, etc etc – working out all the details to move our family of six across the country soon…

so, it’s now officially official.


we are finalizing our home plans. we have found a ‘1965 deck house’ in Brookline that has lots of retro charm but needs some love.


the sun shines bright & HOT + i got an awful sunburn + i met up with vivien who is a charming-fellow-blogger-art teacher-gal i met at alt., we had coffee and a 30-minute chat at the mall. the best part of alt., is the post-networking that has taken place, it feels like the adult version of having pen pals when i was a kid! seriously rad. i was teasing her for how tiny her coffee was -her 8 oz. versus my 32 oz. (i guess you need more caffeine as you get older {?}) + 2 red sox baseball games that included country tunes and line-dancing at the game!


happy weekend!

April 1, 2011

my husband has been at the big dance all week. this is one of the largest conventions all year for his company. and, the poor guy – right after he arrived in texas, he had to take himself to a hospital because he was so sick. we thought maybe he had strep throat, but come to find out, he had an ear infection in each ear & his left ear drum had burst! {not good to be flying in such a condition!}

i don’t know about other husbands, but mine does not fair well in pain. {wink, wink} and i’ve been very worried about him all week.

good news: lately,


*our girls*

February 18, 2011
there was a phase of our life, when these two girls were our only babies.

they are 22 months apart.

and, we really debated not having any more kids.

i was charmed by husband saying things like, “for my girls” and “there’s my girls” in reference to the three of us.

we thought two kids was perfect, one for each of us to manage, when moments get crazy.

{ha! that didn’t last long… we had two more, now we think 4 is perfect!}

but, for 3 years, kiana and myla were *our girls,*
we lived in Asia &


during kiana’s week at nuvo, after her long, exhausting days of dance…

we would get in our pj’s at bedtime,
and watch episode after episode from season one of glee.

total girl time.

we watched about 16 episodes in three days, and we’re sooo hooked.

it’s KILLING us that the second volume of season one is not available on dvd till…


my favorite glee song so far is this, totally inspired by my husbands red sox obsession. in case you don’t know, the red sox have a song.