Archive for June, 2009

henna head

Posted on June 30th, 2009 by mountain girl  |  No Comments »

While we were in NY, I dyed my faded old strawberry locks with henna. It’s the first time I’ve ever used it, and I love the stuff – it’s fun, easy, and totally unpredictable. Just paint it on, wait a while, rinse it out, and hope for the best! (I cheated and got the already mixed […]



visiting the tree people

Posted on June 29th, 2009 by mountain girl  |  No Comments »

    We just spent 9 days in upstate NY visiting my papa, mama, and 10 brothers and sisters…and had an absolute blast! The big black house sits on a mountain, surrounded by 15 acres of woods with a creek and a pond.  When I was a teenager growing up there, the small-town neighbors affectionately referred to us […]



o happy day

Posted on June 15th, 2009 by mountain girl  |  No Comments »

  Yes, these are underpants. 7 pairs of brand spanking new, hot off the press, sparkling snow white underpants. No, they’re not mine. Ladies and gentlemen, someone is… POTTY TRAINED!!!!     And so, with a tearful eye, I bid goodbye to my handmade pocket diapers, fleece liners, inserts, soakers, doublers, snappies and covers…     …as […]



swee’ pea mamma

Posted on June 6th, 2009 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Z and I were staking peas in the garden, and I made a comment about the “cute little baby peas”. Someone with a very tender heart thought the little baby peas must be hungry… So here she is, giving them her very best attempt at num-nums.     Yup, here I am again, poking my head […]



odor in the court

Posted on June 2nd, 2009 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Well, I tried not to make a stink. It all started when I received a summons for jury duty several weeks ago. June 1st was the dread day, so off we went to the courthouse. As soon as I could, I took babe in to see the judge, and requested exemption for being a mother with a […]