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December Daily 2014 – Day Seventeen

Day seventeen is all about Hannukah lights.

and here’s the page after all the photos and words:

this is the left side:

and the right side:

and a tilted look to see all the shimmer:

yey. onward.

A Book a Week – The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

I read The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared because my friend Cole recommended it. I actually listened to this one, too. On Audible on my phone. Only while I drove the kids to and fro.

And such, it took quite a while to finish it, but it was so worth it.

This book is clever, funny, and quirky.

If you’re into different books that are quirky, I highly recommend this one.

Savor Project - 2014 - Spread Forty-Four

This is one of the Week in the Life pages I made that will be going into my Savor album for 2014:

this one is all about my day at work.


Savor Project is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

December Daily 2014 – Day Sixteen

Day Sixteen is about the day we spent at the zoo on Sunday. Even though we did it on Sunday, I wanted to make sure to tell the story. I look at this as the story of our December so I am not super-particular about what’s preserved on what day.

and here’s the page after all the photos and words:

this is the left side:

and the right side:

David lost his tooth right when we were at the park, so I decided to save that, too!

and a tilted look to see all the shimmer:

yey. onward.

Remember This – Week 45

The One Little Word assignment for September was creating a short manifesto and writing the real story on how I am doing with my word.

My manifesto was: Yes, I Can.

It’s never failed to give me strength.

And I journaled about how I always keep trying. I believe in the power of trying.


Remember This is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

December Daily 2014 – Day Fifteen

Today’s page had a drawing of Santa’s present bag so I decided to write about our presents. I had just spent a bunch of time wrapping them all so I thought it was a good fit. It’s one of those story-heavy entries. A reminder of what I like to shop for, how this year’s holiday shopping went, etc. I also attached a snippet of the wrapping paper I used for each of us for this year.:

and here’s the page after all the photos and words:

this is the left side:

and the right side:

and a tilted look to see the shimmer:

it’s getting awfully close to Christmas.

December Daily 2014 – Day Fourteen

Day fourteen was all about the Google Geo Christmas Party. This year’s party was at the Computer History Museum and they had some cartoonists, some fun graffiti photo thingie, ice skating and a photobooth so I wanted to capture all of that. They also had a robot on the dance floor that both Jake and I posed with.
the before shot:

and here’s the page after all the photos and words:

this is the left side:

and the right side:

left side has a pocket full of all the other things from the party. Our cartoon drawing, photos, and it also has another strip and a few more things.

and a tilted look to see all the shimmer:

yey. onward.

Listen with Intent – Week 50

This week is all about connecting with people and allowing myself to go deeper into the community. I often tend to do become more of a hermit in the holiday season. This will allow me to reach out more and go deeper with my friends. It will also allow me to connect my thoughts and others’ words more deeply, see patterns, look for what’s unsaid. and more.

Here’s the pin where I got the lettering..


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

December Daily 2014 – Day Thirteen

Day thirteen has two stories, on the left it’s about how Nathaniel’s teacher tweets during the week and happened to tweet about Nathaniel and then on the right side, I wrote about the boys doing their algebra books while I worked.

(I just noticed the photo on the left says “remember to” it actually says “remember to laugh” but the sticker fell off. I went and dug out another one to glue on there.)

the before shot:

and here’s the page after all the photos and words:

this is the left side:

and the right side:

and a tilted look to see all the shimmer:

onward.

December Daily 2014 – Day Twelve

Day twelve is all about the freak storm San Francisco area got. School was canceled and we all got to cuddle up inside.

the before shot:

and here’s the page after all the photos and words:

this is the left side:

and the right side:

and a tilted look to see all the shimmer:

onward.

Today I Know – Week 49

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I used watercolors pencils and some stabilo all on this one. I love love love Abigail Halpin.

prompt says: today i know that i still feel wobbly when i


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

December Daily 2014 – Day Eleven

Day eleven is all about advent calendars. I usually do this one earlier but this year it ended up having to wait.

the before shot:

and here’s the page after all the photos and words:

this is the left side:

and the right side:

and a tilted look to see all the shimmer:

scary to think we’re almost at the halfway mark to Christmas.