Monday, August 27, 2012

Hello there

A warm welcome to my newest niece...


Aurora Claire
born August 27, 2012
8 pounds, 4 ounces
19.5 inches long 

Welcome to the world, Aurora!  
I can't wait to meet you.

XOXO,
Auntie B

Friday, August 17, 2012

Friday Poem


Shoulders

A man crosses the street in rain,
stepping gently, looking two times north and south,
because his son is asleep on his shoulder.

No car must splash him.
No car drive too near to his shadow.

This man carries the world’s most sensitive cargo
but he's not marked.
Nowhere does his jacket say FRAGILE,
HANDLE WITH CARE.

His ear fills up with breathing.
He hears the hum of a boy's dream
deep inside him.

We’re not going to be able
to live in this world
if we're not willing to do what he's doing
with one another.

The road will only be wide.
The rain will never stop falling.

- Naomi Shihab Nye

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Adventures in Alaska: Part 2

For the story that goes with these photos and Part 2 of our adventure, click HERE to read the InnerSea Discoveries blog where I contributed a guest post.  




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