Friday, June 29, 2012

(this moment) & keeping it real

A Friday ritual. single few photos - no a few words - capturing a moment from the week. 
A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. 
If you're inspired to do the same, link your 'moment' in the comments for all to find & see.

We celebrated Avi's 2nd Birthday this week. It wasn't until a few days after his birthday that I realized I only put one candle in his (gluten free, sugar free) blueberry cupcake (recipe to come). We lit it twice -- maybe that counts. wink! Thank you lisa for taking these great photos. 

Inspired by Soulemama

This week, I'm also joining monica with:

Keeping it Real #7

arriving home from our Hawaii trip to Colorado on fire
feeling the urge to move (near water) but not knowing where
flying red eye - never again!
leaky sprinklers leaving a pond under chicken coop - ugh the flies
feeling distant from my evacuated family
witnessing my wife's high stress work environment leave her exhausted physically, emotionally, spiritually 

celebrating Avi's 2nd birthday
reminiscing about our family trip
sprinkler guy to the rescue!
Avi's love of music - he listens to a song and start singing with it immediately
seeing the hard boiled egg pan on the stove every morning - everyone's eating breakfast again
when we make the tired, frustrated, grumpy trade off in the game of tag-team-bed-time-ritual-for-the-little-bird-who-won't-sleep ... knowing that "love will not elude us"


  1. Happy Birthday to Avi!!! Love the picture of the three of you together! Hope things are better soon, particularly with the fires. Have a great weekend!

  2. Happy Birthday, Avi!
    Sorry about those fire woes... I know them too well.
    The 'real' stuff sounds gnarly... but seeing your smiling faces,
    I imagine there is love enough to overcome and shine!
    Happy weekend.

    1. love will not elude us!! :) Happy weekend to you!

  3. aww, too cute those pics. happy birthday to the little sweetie!

    ahhh.... living near water, i hear you.

    1. water... water.... it's time to stop wanting it and start manifesting it.

  4. Little happy children always make me smile. :) He's adorable!

    1. thanks for visiting Lindsay... and thanks. He makes me smile a.lot.!!!!

  5. Love Avi's birthday pics!! And the pic of the three of you, amazing.

    Lots of thoughts coming your way in regards to the fires, hoping some relief comes soon.

    1. Kim, thanks. all evacuations lifted. more and more of these fires are being contained. while we still have lightening with the rain... the rain at least pours hard and for longer than mere minutes. prayers and mother nature working together.


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