Our Home

It is a process: making a HOUSE into a HOME. And I am feeling a little melancholy as I reflect on old pictures because I MISS those spaces filled with so much. But I love the process of creating. Over and over. Because there’s nothing like creating a place to “grow” a family. We have…

Grace’s arrival HOME, a driver’s license, teacher reveals and school prep

The couple days leading into school had some pretty exciting events. First of all, Grace arrived home from China. Oh boy, were we ever excited to get her home!  It was a pretty JOYFUL reunion I tell you that!  Let’s get a closer look at that welcome home sign because that, my friends, is a…

Boston wrap-up — Boston University, art galore, Harvard and home with the Shumways

The beginning of the end of this December whirlwind trip found us at Fenway en route to BU, my old stomping grounds. For that whole Freshman year I lived right down the street from the “Green Monster” so it was fun to show the girls. …with their “fake” Red Sox hats. Ha! Then it was…

November 2015 little things — Max home and lots of holiday hoopla

Ok, buckle in because a lot happened in November.  I’ve already written a bunch in other posts, but here are some stragglers. Some are not actually “little things” like the fact that Max came home for a week.  I wrote about how I felt about that back HERE, but didn’t get to all the best…