Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

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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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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She likes the mud. A lot. This is my first blog post for the 99 days of blogging with Melissa Firman. It’s a simply post but I think the photos say it all. Go play in a mud puddle today. I did. My shoes are ruined, but my heart is light.        

My house was a mess and my photos were remaining unedited, which was driving me crazy. Little Miss wanted to sit in my lap and have me read to her, the first time ever. I sat in the middle of that mess and read to her after feeling frustrated and annoyed only 15 minutes before, …

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We’ve had so much rain lately that when the sun finally broke it was definitely a welcome sight. Life feels like that sometimes. When it’s sad and dark for so long and so many trials face you, even the smallest glimmer of hope seems that much more wonderful and better. Today’s post is part of …

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Hiding out from minor family tensions at Sunday dinner at my parents we found ourselves at the barn, barren of cows for probably 60 years. “I hear a cow in there!” my 9-year old declared with one of his sly grins, knowing full well there was only old tractors and barn swallows in the barn. …

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He’s changing so fast and I’m not ready for it. He’s not dressing up like superheroes as much as he used to. He’s not asking if he can wear a ninja costume to the store. He’s not jumping off the couch quite as much. He’s too into TV and the digital world. I’m already hearing …

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