The Daily B

Storytelling and Misadventures

October 3, 2023

affordable art & B’s new gallery wall

When we designed B's room a few years ago, we hoped it would be a style that would grow with her. So far, that's been the case, as she went from a toddler bed to a twin...

October 3, 2023

peach season

 It's a contradiction, fruit orchards in the desert. But they do exist and the harvest is impressive. A single bite from one of these peaches bathes your wrist in juice. This is our third peach season, and we realized almost too late that today was...

October 3, 2023

junior book author

You can imagine my delight when B announced a few months ago that she is a writer too. She's authored several books since then. Here's the latest. (I'd classify it as fan fiction): So, technically, there are 8 little mermaids illustrated, but she insisted the story...

October 3, 2023

the crazy quilt

Several people asked me about the quilt B is snuggling in my last post. Yes, I did make it, but there's a bit of a story behind it...

October 3, 2023

modes of transportation

 Long ago, when I was struggling with Miles' wanting to be carried everywhere, someone suggested I buy him a scooter. Thank you. Now I'm running to keep up with him. And it feels good. ...

October 3, 2023

half marathon music playlist, redux

With the race a few weeks away, I've tweaked my half marathon playlist. Kept a few favorites from last year, but added and rearranged others. The playlist is just over 2 hours, since I'm hoping to finish in about that time (I typically run 9:30...