Monthly Archives: August 2012

Moving Day!

Noah and I are moving today! If I make it back for Beautiful You, it means I didn't get crushed by a couch, or I didn't swear so much that they...

Quotes that Touch Me: Hearing Others

I have been frustrated lately at certain people in my personal life because I've attempted to discuss beliefs. Loved this quote.

Weird Moving Dynamics #5 – Unfinished Projects

When you're getting ready to move to a new home, things sometimes get weird. Like the fact that I always come across so many unfinished projects.

Weird Moving Dynamics #4: Dining on Rodent Feces

When you're getting ready to move to a new home, things sometimes get weird. Like learning that we've been dining on rodent feces for who knows how long.

How to Choose the Best Photographer: 10 Essential Tips!

Happy Family - How To Choose A Photographer by ESP Photographic
Avoid getting stuck with a lemon photographer. These10 tips will help you find the best photographer for your family and child portriats, weddings and more!

35 Reasons to Unfriend People on Facebook

Take a good hard look at your friend list on Facebook and tell me what you see. If you're like me, you'll see 35 dang good reasons to unfriend a few of 'em.

Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Why So Soon?

Today was Noah's first day of Kindergarten. How we got here so dang quickly is beyond me. The morning was definitely bitter sweet.

28 Rules for Fathers of Sons

Alright dads, listen up. These 28 awesome rules will take you from Mr. Okay to Señor Fantastico. And they're all laid out right here, by who else, but a mom.

Fix That Text! #4

When voice-spoken texts go delightfully awry, it leaves us all only one option. We need to have a contest to see who can tell me what was actually said!

How to More Properly Fake Sick

Faking Sick
Everybody fakes sick sometimes. And how could you not? Life is full of opportunities when exaggerating or faking sickness is more or less necessary.

This is Beautiful You

Finally, my favorite post of the week! Every Saturday night or Sunday morning I take some of the photos that you have uploaded to the Facebook wall, and I post them here. I love This is Beautiful You because it gives me (and everybody else) an incredible glimpse of who we all are. It puts a face on the awesome people coming here. It gives us a beautiful idea of the uniqueness and diversity of the followers here at SDL. More than anything, it shows all of us just how beautiful we each can be. Anyway, thank you for sharing a small part of yourselves. It’s my honor to put the spotlight on you today. This is beautiful you. Which photos made you the happiest today? If you’d like to send in photos to be considered for a future “This is beautiful you” and other future blog posts, please post them on the Facebook wall (we need lots more!). Only upload photos that you don’t mind me...

Weird Moving Dynamics #3 – All the Unopened Stuff

When you're getting ready to move to a new home, things sometimes get weird. Like the fact that I have so much stuff that I've bought but never opened.

People watching. The good. The bad. The awesome.

I’ve been jotting down some of the more beautiful things and some of the more ugly things I’ve seen happen the past few months.

Old Stink and New Stink Make the Worst Stink of All

I’m just going to say it, even though it will incriminate me. Old stink and new stink make the worst stink of all. It’s true. If a person...

10 Top Tips to Give Your Abstract Photography Impact!

Abstract Photography - Staircase by ESP Photographic
Does your abstract have impact? These 10 quick and easy abstract photography tips will unlock the potential of your creative prowess!

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A Terrible Moment All Around

“GAAAHHHH! NOAH!!! WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT?!?!?!” What had just happened I couldn't believe. What I'd learn about it I couldn't believe...

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If You Took a Hundred Scientists & Twenty Mathematicians…

Today I wrote a poem for and about all my ridiculous friends whom I love so much. I often look around at my groups of friends and think, "THIS MAKES NO SENSE!"

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