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October 2008


Leta has recently entered another phase of Let’s Kill Mom and Dad Through Sleep Deprivation, a behavior she perfected in the first six months of her life. Now it’s less about crying because she’s hungry or mean (don’t let anyone tell you they’re crying for any other reason, those babies, those mean, mean babies), and [...]

Stylish dog collars

We finally got around to putting on the dogs’ new collars from The Mod Dog last night (Coco is seen here wearing the Skeep design, and Chuck is seen over here in the Hedgehog Festival design). This is the third or fourth collar we’ve had to get Coco since we adopted her in January, and [...]

Problem solver

Wait. Why does his collar look so clean? So new? Here, let me take care of that.

Overlooking Heber Valley

This. This is why we live here.

A must read

“The Cab Ride I’ll Never Forget” by Kent Nerburn For the next two hours, we drove through the city. She showed me the building where she had once worked as an elevator operator. We drove through the neighborhood where she and her husband had lived when they were newlyweds. She had me pull up in [...]

Cherry wood Obama pin

The owner of the Etsy shop Silver Cocoon sent this over for Jon, a 1″ diameter cherry over bloodwood pin with flat pinch-clasp in the shape of Obama’s campaign logo. It’s gorgeous, superbly made, and the shop owner is offering a special price for this pin, free shipping and will make a donation to the [...]

Too easy

This is it? This is all I have to do today? Are you kidding me? Because when I saw you walking out of the kitchen carrying that Fry Daddy, I was all SHIT. WHEW.

Country road

Saturday afternoon we drove up to Guardsman Pass to take photos of the fall colors, and we hit it on the perfect weekend. All the Quaking Aspens were on fire in bright yellow. This week I’ll be featuring some of my favorite pictures from that drive, and I chose this one first because the wide [...]

Plush Baby Blanket

My friend Faeth had a baby boy earlier this month, so I went on Etsy to see if I could find a cute baby blanket. I remember in those early months with Leta how we’d go through several blankets during the day because she’d either spit up or poop on one within ten minutes of [...]