The NewBec

I'm not who I was.

Gnarled Beauty (and a winner)

It was a beautiful day. The weather was gorgeous, the Rev had the day off, and I was having my second really good day (neuro-issue-wise) in a row. J was … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

That’ll Do, Donkey. (And a GIVEAWAY!!!!)

A Divine Intervention I believe it was about 4 years ago that I initially stumbled upon Rachel Anne Ridge’s blog.  I’m really terrible at remembering dates and I couldn’t tell … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 3 Comments

Scallops Have Eyes (and Other Vacation Experiences)

There are two types of travelers: those who sleep, and those who don’t. When we got to my parents’ house in Florida, we got the special once-in-a-decade experience of seeing … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Egg-stremely Unimportant Post

The kids dyed eggs today. As did I. A couple of years ago I accidentally discovered that if you dye brown eggs blue, it makes a gorgeous teal color. I … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

I *Heart* Watoto.

Heaven on Earth. That’s what this is. I won’t say too much because I have many pictures and videos to do the talking for me. We were blessed to host … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stop and Smell the Putrid Trees

Truly though, other than the whole being locked out part, the excuse to breathe 70-something degree air and not work inside the house was refreshing. I probably would have only stepped outside to get in the car otherwise, and that would have been a shame. We are blessed to be having this stinking fresh air. And I mean stinking, because those Bradford Pear blossoms smell rancid. I shall require an essential oils allergy-bomb shortly. But still, it was lovely.

March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

I Am Far Too Easily Amused.

You may know that I don’t sleep much. (If you don’t know this, where have you been? Clearly not wasting your time on my social media. Which is probably a … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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