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May 20, 2011

{This Moment}

This Moment:  A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember via Soulemama

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17 Comments leave one →
  1. May 20, 2011 7:24 am

    I love these kind of moments when all are together– silent, yet joyfully busy :). Happy weekending!!

  2. May 20, 2011 7:58 am

    can you send of that sunshine east please?

    thank you!!

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      May 20, 2011 8:45 am

      Erin – that was earlier in the week. It’s been SNOWING for the past 2 days. Col and a friend had a SNOWBALL FIGHT yesterday on May 19th.

  3. May 20, 2011 8:01 am

    Now that’s the way to craft. Your babes are serious.

  4. May 20, 2011 8:23 am

    i love moments when we’re all together and quietly creating. have a great weekend!

  5. May 20, 2011 9:13 am

    sweet sunny moment.

  6. May 20, 2011 9:45 am

    Oh, the bliss of making!

  7. May 20, 2011 9:52 am

    is this what they mean when they refer to “domestic bliss”?

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      May 20, 2011 9:56 am

      For a full ten minutes at least…

  8. May 20, 2011 9:54 am

    A marker basket. Genius. Then they don’t have to dump out Every. Single. One. to find the color they’re looking for.

  9. Chi-An permalink
    May 20, 2011 12:45 pm

    Oooh! What are you sewing next?

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      May 20, 2011 2:37 pm

      I’m sewing a series of skirts for Rose. Everyday I ask “do you want to wear one of the new skirts I sewed for you, Rose?” And she says, “nope. I’m going to wear a dress, Mama.”

      And I say in my head: okay, another chance to practice non-attachment, waa-waa-waa.

  10. May 20, 2011 12:45 pm

    yay for family creative time! what’s that yer sewin’?

  11. May 20, 2011 12:55 pm

    So nice! I love those moments; I had one yesterday with my 6yr old; we were sitting on the kitchen floor in an embrace watching the cupcakes rise in the oven. I just wanted to hold onto that moment forever…

  12. barb permalink
    May 20, 2011 6:40 pm

    glad you are still sewing. Clearly it’s time to learn dressmaking. Judy can teach you everything you will need to know! she’s an ace seamstress of course. xoxo

  13. May 20, 2011 11:16 pm

    It doesn’t get a whole lot better than art, togetherness, and sunshine. Happy weekend, Rachel!

  14. Melissa permalink
    May 22, 2011 4:50 pm

    you give me hope! can I really look forward to this in a couple of years? Avi keeps talking about when he is 5 (and 7 and then he jumped to 13 and 14, which freaked me out just to imagine) and “baby” is 3, etc . . .just around the corner, I’m afraid . . .

    We took a long urban walk together today and I’m loving Berkeley more and more; walked back down Prince from Telegraph and thought of you!

    Avi was wearing a dress and Rosie’s flip flops and earned many smiles from local folk (:

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