Archives for the Month of April, 2010

Gazpacho Overload (not possible)

Hard to believe it’s gazpacho weather again.  I scored some less-than-perfect organic tomatoes for really cheap at The Farm on Friday and we’ve devoured two huge batches of gazpacho since. Here’s Sunday’s lunch.  Gazpacho and frittata made from Friday’s leftovers–chicken sausage, grilled zucchini, tomato and cheddar. Looks almost like this meal.  I have to admit […]

Another Sick Day

This pretty paint box was about the highlight of my day. Another sick day today.  This time it’s The Girl.  104 fever.  I hate the worry that comes with mothering.  Not knowing when to call the doctor and when to just let nature run its course. So we painted today.  A lot.

A Happy Birthday

What’s better than just a regular old Monday? When it’s your husband’s birthday and he takes the day off from work. What’s better than a day off from work? Free day at the art museum. What’s better than free day at the art museum? Having a special date…just the three of you…for the first time […]

The Silk Dress

The Daddy Monkey and I had tickets to a fancy party for the closing night of our town’s film festival.  Due to several unrelated events involving a volcano, my mother, and the Monkey Children, we were not able to go ahead with our date as planned. But at least we still had a babysitter.  The […]

We Are Alive (Spring Break)

We are finally coming out of the Month of Sick.  Last week was Spring Break, and at the beginning of it I was wondering “how am I ever going to make it through this week?”  I could not see past my own misery and sickness.  Illness in the lungs = not fun. But I made […]