Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

We waited for it patiently and that patience finally paid off this past week when the leaves on our trees finally changed from dreary brown to bright yellow and then scattered the ground, creating a blanket of bright for us to walk in and inspect. My daughter and I spent part of a day picking …

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This is part of a blog circle with Clickin Moms that showcases four photos on the fourth of the month! At the bottom of the  post you’ll find the next link in the circle. This past month we’ve been trying to enjoy our outside time as much as we can because we know those days …

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My husband grew up without his dad. The reasons why are complicated and that’s not my story to tell. What is my story to tell is that I grew up with my dad, who is supportive and loving and has always been there for me, even in the darkest moments of my life.  I don’t …

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My dad had his knee replaced this week at a hospital about an hour from where we live. My mom can’t get around well and my brother is more than two hours from the hospital but I was able to travel there fairly easily, taking my 20 month old alone with me for the second …

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This is part of a blog circle with Clickin’ Moms (a photography education site to encourage moms and all female photographers) and also part of Melissa Firman’s 99 days of blogging. The blog circle features other photographers showcasing four photographs from the previous month. Follow along by visiting Alexis Fischer Photographer This week has been …

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Do you ever feel overwhelmed with all the information flying at you on a daily basis? I can barely take more than two minutes of Facebook these days before I have to turn it off. It’s even worse on the computer where the trending column screams at me daily about this or that tragedy or …

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The Boy still has a day and a half of school, but it already feels like summer has arrived. We pulled out the sprinkler and then he became fascinated with the mud it left in our front yard and decided he should paint himself with it. I don’t remember him playing in mud like that …

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