Category Archives: Pictures that speak for themselves

Halloween 2010

…was a blast! Brian’s sister Megan is in town visiting, and the four of us left a ton of candy on the front porch and trucked on over to The Cary’s neighborhood so Liam could go Trick or Treating with Maggie and Hannah like last year. Fun was had by all, and by the last…

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Pele…Beckham…O’Laughlin?

Well, okay – maybe elevating Liam to the dizzying heights achieved by soccer’s elite is a *bit* premature.  But, you have to start somewhere, right? And he has… Last night was his first Pee Wee Soccer practice! Now, this was a fairly momentous occasion, as it marked Liam’s first foray into “Team Sports”.  Since he’s…

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SNOW!

Now, as many of you know, I was born and raised here in Virginia Beach, VA.  So I know whereof  I speak when I say that we don’t normally get snow.  Oh, sure – we may get a dusting now and then, but it won’t stick… if it does, it won’t last on the ground…

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Why I have the best. job. ever.

Well, of course, you know that there are TONS of reasons why I have the best job ever. But this morning was a huge reminder of that…coming on the heels of a fairly stressful week. I got a lovely smack in the face – a very sweet reality check – a heartmelting attitude adjuster. Most…

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Halloween 2009

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Poetry at the Park

From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There’s nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and the love of friends. — Hilaire Belloc

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Pumpkins, Pirates and Bone Men

We went out adventuring today!  Errands, lunch and random shopping with Uncle Robert . (Liam LOVED that hat when he saw it in Target,and Robert obliged…calls it his “Pirate Bone Man Hat”, and has not taken it off his head in five hours. LOL!) Anyway, we stopped in at the Farmer’s Market again, where Liam visited…

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Relationship Advice From Three Year Olds

We went to the Zoo today with my friend Toni & her kiddos Maggie and Brooklyn.(Yep, you’ve seen them before.)Got TONS of pictures which I’m still editing and which I promise you’ll see very soon (hopefully tonight), but these were just too darn cute not to post immediately. Now, Brian’s gentlemanly sensibilities always get ruffled…

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Wordless Wednesday: Cousins

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Weekday Beachin’

Brian had a dentist appointment this morning. What does that have to do with the Beach, you ask? Well, I’ll tell you. We have a child who ADORES his Father. I mean, Mama is great and all, but DADDY hung this kid’s sun, moon and stars. (This fact thrills me no end – and, it’s…

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