Category: Moblog

  • Moms Night

    80 degrees in Seattle means walking out the door in sandals, no jacket. Ryan stayed home with Lincoln for two hours while I met up with fellow moms from PEPS at Poco wine bar. Spent dinner outside on their patio. Fire truck sirens equals  urban ambiance. But again–we were sitting outside. White wine and tapas.…

  • Stabat Mater

    At the Cross her station keeping, stood the mournful Mother weeping, close to her Son to the last. Through her heart, His sorrow sharing, all His bitter anguish bearing, now at length the sword has passed. O how sad and sore distressed was that Mother, highly blest, of the sole-begotten One. Christ above in torment…

  • Saturday

    Retroactive To Do List with Ryan: 1. Play with Lincoln. 2. Have Mexican brunch at Barrio. 3. Stroll to QFC for groceries. 4. Find bench and nurse hungry baby. 5. Share bench with homeless men. 6. Introduce Lincoln while waiting for Ryan. 7. Stroll home and push groceries uphill. 8. Make baby laugh for five…

  • Saturday

    I love Saturdays more than ever now that I have a kid. Today’s highlights: sleeping in until 9am, Ryan’s breakfast, and hanging out in PJs while Lincoln nursed and napped all afternoon. Had to do a bit of childcare and baptism reception follow-up which was less relaxing; however, it also made me want Chinese food.…

  • The Only Moment We Really Have

    Last night a dad at our PEPS group said, “I used to always think about what it would be like when things got better a few months or years from now. Then I decided to just be present and live this moment now.”

  • Cinque Terre: A Day Trip to the 5 Villages

    “Go to Cinque Terre. It is the most romantic place on Earth,” I was told, repeatedly, by friends and colleagues. Even when I went to the bookstore while planning our trip, I picked up an Italy book, flipped it open and said “Cinque Terre – Best Time to Go: April”. All roads were leading to…

  • Self-Made Lumpia

    Self-Made Lumpia | by jamiey

  • Eighteen Individual Eyes at the Crocodile

    Eighteen Individual Eyes at the Crocodile | by jamiey

  • Happy Valentines Day

    Happy Valentines Day | by jamiey

  • Tucson: Kettlecorn Please

    Tucson: Kettlecorn Please | by jamiey