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Big Sky Days
cook, blogger, mom of 2, nurse, lover of the outdoors & newly living under the Big Sky
Interests: cooking, parenting, reading, skiing, hiking, being outside, being at home
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I liked it. As usual, the month came and went fast but it was nice. Life is chugging along here and we have had lows and highs but it all seems workable, doable. We have been sorting things out and realizing what needs some sorting, too. I love a chance... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2013 at Big Sky Days
"People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered: Forgive them anyway.If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives: Be kind anyway. If you are successful you will win some false friends and true enemies: Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank people will try to cheat... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at Big Sky Days
There has been a lot of stress and adjustment for me the last few weeks in nearly evey dimension of my life. I have been so very worried about working more, my broken arm, my daughter, my husband and it keeps rolling into a bigger and bigger ball that I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2012 at Big Sky Days
He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart. J.A Shedd It is a nice time to have a broken arm, if only, to have a chance to remind myself what I am grateful for instead of dwelling on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2012 at Big Sky Days
On Monday morning I slipped in my bathroom and broke my left arm. I am not sure what I was doing except brushing my teeth, about to take a shower, and then planning to take the kids to school. Instead, while I was naked, I slipped off the stair to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2012 at Big Sky Days
Our air is smokey and our lives are busy. This sums up the last month. The thick haze in the air has been a bummer. We do not suffer from any respiratory illnesses but there are plenty who are suffering. To keep kids safe, Henry's school has even opted for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2012 at Big Sky Days
The beginning of school for both my children has arrived. This week everyone is back at it and transitioning really pretty well. It is an adjustment for everyone - waking early, long days, packing lunches, drop-offs, pick-ups, after school activities, and earlier bed times. I realize this is the same... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2012 at Big Sky Days
So much time has passed. My last post showed pictures with fresh snow and fast forward to today - we are beginning to say goodbye to summer. But I am planning to spruce up the place around here and start fresh. The beginning of the school year has a kind... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2012 at Big Sky Days
We have had a cold weekend. The earth is wet from soaking rains and accumulating snowfall. I even turned the heat back on, lit a fire, and cooked comfort foods to try to take the chill away. Those who have been around longer than us say it is always this... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Big Sky Days
There has been time to just be today. After the scrubbing and cleaning of my home, the chopping and simmering of homemade soup, and before the the pick-up and after school activities. My daughter and I had a chance to drink tea, play quietly (in her case), and reflect and... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2012 at Big Sky Days
Kayak and swimming. Eating outside and roasting marshmallows. I love the recent weather but I wish I loved it more. It is tinged with this terrible feeling that something is terribly wrong. It makes me worry. Worry and worry about the the future, my children's future the most. Even so,... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2012 at Big Sky Days
What did today bring? :: freshness of thought :: quiet play :: scraps for the chickens then, fresh eggs for lunch :: a sunny moment where I took a walk in our garden admiring the flowers that be and the ones on the way :: some overdue desk re-arranging ::... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2012 at Big Sky Days
Perhaps another post of gratefulness is in order. There are certainly worse ideas for posts. In fact, what really could be better? Today I am back from a terrific trip where I learned, explored, and relaxed with just my husband. I am grateful. I am incredibly grateful to my parents... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2012 at Big Sky Days
I am grateful that a much anticipated meeting has been planned and scheduled. I am grateful for the daffodils and crocuses that are brightening things up around here. I am grateful I was able to do pretty much everything on my to do list today and was still able to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2012 at Big Sky Days
Last night a thunderstorm brought powerful rains in the valley and 9 new inches of snow in the mountains. With that, I say, Spring has sprung! It has been messy and slurpy around here for some time. Not exactly the chilly, Montana end-of- winter that one may expect. So with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2012 at Big Sky Days
Love is in the air. and lastly, some pre-valentine sibling cuddles... Happy Valentine's Day! Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at Big Sky Days
Whoosh, there goes a month. And now we are here. But where's here? Well, we are feeling some winter today with a light snow that is slowly gathering. We have all passed around a bug - that has only done some minor damage. We've skied nearly every weekend and Henry... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at Big Sky Days
As we await a winter storm today, that holds little promise, we keep ourselves busy with snowless activities. I don't know what this winter is all about or what is to come but isn't what was expected. At least by me. We did have a ski day this past Saturday... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at Big Sky Days
Let me introduce you to my new favorite breakfast... 2 poached eggs on half of whole wheat english muffin Aunt Jodie's Pickled Squash Ooooh. Ahhhh. Intrigued? Or just wondering what the big whup is? Well, it only took me 37 1/2 years and my own flock of chickens to learn... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2012 at Big Sky Days
Welcome 2012. Flipping that calendar over to a New Year comes with mixed emotion for some. Another year older, etc.... But for me - right now - it is a welcome, hopeful change. I have shyed away from writing down my resolutions for the past few years, making it harder... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at Big Sky Days
There may be some in this home who question it all and waver in their belief but, a magical story continued for today. So, in those early hours we woke to surprises and make-believe and a yummy tradition. Merry Christmas! Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2011 at Big Sky Days
“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” – Mother Teresa We made a wreath to honor the winter solstice. We took some time to celebrate the lengthening of days and perhaps a try at connecting with our past and the earth. I have... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2011 at Big Sky Days
This holiday season has been full. And unfortunately, a bit tough. I haven't had much time to reflect and pause and feel the brightness of the holiday season. But, in truth, we have had many merry moments and the excitement is building! I have a new camera cord, school's out,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at Big Sky Days
Ah, Thanksgiving. My favorite holiday. As I prepare the feast, I have a few moments to pause and reflect on what I am grateful for today. :: my beautiful family - their health, their warmth, their love, their light. :: my parents and the new fact that they are moving... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2011 at Big Sky Days