"Happy Earth Day!"
"Happy Earth Day to you, to, Mommy. We should have a celebration!"
"We totally should."
"A day time celebration," she continues, "as well as a nighttime celebration!"
"With music, and sunshine, and play outside..."
"Perfect. Let's do it." Then, "I was thinking about making paper today out of your scrap box... what do you think about that?"
and so it was begun.
an' there was making pretty earthly, springly things with pattern blocks.
Mama made another flat of Cosmos (Bright Lights by Seeds of Change)
and we admired our first tulip... Maddie asked if she could use my camera to make a surprise for me...
we cut the grass, Maddie and me.
we made pretty glass.
the three of us played baseball.
paper making (step two and three)!
the babes got excited over the watermelon and cantaloupe seedlings.
and the mammoth sunflowers.
i'm just excited over all the green babies.
and all ' the other ones.
Daddy's home from skiing! so with him.
Mama and Trevy.
(our sandpit -where we play volleyball and also our pitcher/batter space- is actually our pool space. there's something really satisfying about filling up this place with other superfun games and familytime 'til pool season. 'to everything, there is a season', right?)
and we're on to supper...
menu: wild salmon, roasted rosemary potatoes, herb salad, asparagus, and um... cheesecake. yeah.
in the meantime,
(which means while Daddy chefs it up and mama plays catch-up with the day)
we're all about the sand, and late evening (but cold--it's cold, today) sunshine, and planning for some book love and prehistory documentary magic.
it's a goodly life, you know?