Archive for December, 2011

one year stronger

Posted on December 31st, 2011 by mountain girl  |  10 Comments »

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. 2011, that is. I don’t remember much about the first two months of the year, except that between David, Zia, and I, we had an inordinate number of colds, coughs, and sniffles. It was the sort of thing where Zia would catch it, […]



friday {this moment}

Posted on December 30th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

“To the dull mind nature is leaden; To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson



sweet tooth(s)

Posted on December 27th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

By now, y’all probably know what these little sweeties mean. Yup, the boy is home again. Zia and I were the sleepyheads who stayed home whipping up a scratch batch of chocolate cupcakes while David drove to the airport to pick up Caleb this morning. Actually, they’re not cupcakes at all. They’re double chocolate brownies with […]



christmas eve in winter park

Posted on December 25th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

We’d never been to the village of Winter Park, so with nothing on our schedule for Christmas Eve, we jumped in the jeep and went twisting and rolling through the snowy hills. It took about an hour and a half to reach the town. Our first stop was the toy store. Zia got a bag […]



friday {this moment}

Posted on December 23rd, 2011 by mountain girl  |  No Comments »

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” -Aristotle