Sun on our backs

Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was feeling the sun on our backs. Paisley makes the perfect photobomb with our shadows! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Day 123 of 365. And Day 1,219 in a row (here’s the first 366, & the following 365, & the third year of 365 good things)! 1 year ago…

Mostly lazy Sunday

After an unusually busy week for us, Mama and I desperately needed a day of rest. And after days of rain, we were happy to enjoy a bit of sun in our backyard as well. This change in weather meant that I also seized the opportunity to do a bit of gardening. I cut crossing…

A great book in the warm sun

I’m re-reading my literary hero’s memoir in advance of seeing her in person later this month. I absolutely adore Jennifer Weiner and her many books, which have had a lasting impact on my own writing and life. I identify with her on many levels, and I am beyond excited to see her! Reading in the…

Our Wilson is better

Despite being mid-winter, Mama and I enjoyed 77° sunshine in our backyard this afternoon! We weren’t the only ones taking advantage of the spring-like warmth. Our neighbor who we love dearly was out in her yard as well, and we had a wonderful visit over the fence. We laughed that it was like the old…

Plum blossoms and sunshine 

We’ve had a lot of stormy, rainy weather lately, and we’ve been really sick for a while. So it was no small thing when the sun came out today and we were able to enjoy it. By this afternoon, I finally was able to be around light again after another terrible migraine. We decided to sit…

Enjoying the sunshine 

Local temperatures reached 90°F where we live today. This is particularly warm for this early in the year, but we’re also expecting rain this weekend. So the Nosy Parker family decided to enjoy the sun while it was out. We went tech-free for our relaxation in the sun, so the photo is actually our front…