Inspired by my friend shari, I loved the idea of looking back at the year, month by month. For me, 2009 was one of the most difficult years I've been through, but you wouldn't know it from the pictures. Made me appreciate my life more to do this. january
we're set to pop here, honey. 9 months pregnant.
To understand what it was like to hike while 9 months pregnant, my dear husband strapped a cinder block to his chest and did a trail.
the beautiful snowy village from my bedroom window.
gave birth to my daughter veda. those first sleepy days at the hospital.
An unexpected bouquet of sunshine brought over by a friend. (we didn't leave the house much when veda was born because she was so tiny at birth and because we were so shell-shocked with the whole newborn thing.)
teensy sleeping babe.
the first signs of life. Outside, and for us too... finally venturing out a little bit.
getting out for some porch sitting and sun soaking after a cold cold winter.
celebrating our 5 year anniversary.
finding this present on my back porch.
my first mother's day.
jumping off the kayak to go swimming. attempting to get back in about 7 times and laughing my ass off.
peonies spotted on a walk. (my favorite flower)
taking veda swimming at the lake for the first time.