Jody and I are stealing away for a date night tonight. Yes, an evening out – without the kids! Aunt Carrie is babysitting and we are going out! Where will our night out take us you ask? For a romantic dinner? No. To a movie? Nope. A walk on the beach? (Yeah, I don’t know what beach either, but it sounded good.) Guess again. Jody and I will be spending our night out at … Ava’s preschool! ;) It’s the first of several scheduled parent evenings as part of the Waldorf school. Despite the fact that our night out will not be a romantic oneRead More →

With today being the fall equinox, I had this great idea that I was going to take some cool pictures of the moon tonight. At 8 p.m. the moon was shining brightly and the sky was clear. The conditions couldn’t have been better. By the time the kids were both asleep and I got my stuff (camera, lens, tripod) together to go outside and take pictures, it was 10 p.m., and, dun, dun, dun – the moon was nowhere to be seen. The clouds had rolled in. :( Feeling hopeful, I got in the car and drove around for 40 minutes wishing for a breakRead More →