New Beginnings and Knowing and Friendship

June 15 2018:

Celebratory lunch with my Soul SiStar Carolyn R Smith at Great Full Gardens. Courageous Cappuccino, Heirloom Caprese, Curried Cauliflower Bisque, and Dark Chocolate Cherry “Cheesecake”. 🎉🎉🎉

Celebrating new beginnings for Carolyn, celebrating Knowing for me, and celebrating our friendship. Thank you SongBird for treating me to lunch. Thank you for always supporting the bones I drag home. Thank you for being a part of the fuel that keeps me going during times of discouragement. Thank you for getting it. Thank you for seeing me. -LoveSeed 💞🙏💞🙏💞

And how did the person who decorated my take home box know?? Shhhh!!! Don’t tell anybody!!

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Up the Creek Without a Paddle

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April 26 2014:

Last night’s reading …. Cookbooks!!

The place we’re house sitting (The Romano Duo’s house) has some awesome cookbooks. One cookbook was created by the American Women’s Club of Lagos, Nigeria …. titled “Up The Creek Without A Paddle”.

It contains an entire section titled “Living in Lagos (Tips for Newcomers)”. So awesome that Mammaw Mann contributed to this book! ♡

Thomas & Lillian Reading Cookbooks 4.26.14

Kindness and Thoughtfulness and Soul Pleasing Lunch and Butter and Strawberry Love and

June 6 2018:

Went for a quick swim in between doggie walks (and one grandma check) and look what had arrived while swimming.

Thank you Kasey J. Claytor for your kindness and thoughtfulness! Can’t wait to sit and savor these.

Kasey Claytor's Books Sent to Me 6.6.18

June 7 2018:

Such an amazing and soul pleasing lunch!! Roasted eggplant garlic soup and raw vegan coconut mango cheesecake from Great Full Gardens South Meadows Reno. Romaine, cucumber, carrot, and onion salad topped with kalamata olives, cashews, pumpkin seeds and green garlic dressing with a side of dried okra; provided by me! Left me in, “That was da** good food heaven!”

Roasted Eggplant Garlic Soup 6.7.18

June 8 2018:

Oh my gosh! Why had I not seen or tried this before? I sautéed mushrooms and sweet onions with a pat of this a few nights ago. And just now melted and drizzled it over fresh popped heirloom popcorn. Good grief! So yum!!! They have nailed it. Love the ingredient list too!

Vegan Butter 6.8.18

June 9 2018:

Sweet strawberry love. I’m nearly finished eating this 2 pounds of strawberries all by myself. And look at the gift waiting in the middle for me!!! I love you too Strawberry!!!

Strawberry Heart 6.9.18

Loose Tooth and Cheers

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April 26 2012:

You see it? That tooth right there? Been loose for about NINE months. We’ve been wiggling it for 10-20 minutes every day for the past 3 weeks to get that sucker out! We had an appointment this past Monday to get it pulled; which I cancelled cause it was SOOOO close! It is OUT and Team TLC will be celebrating! Think this calls for a dance party!

Lillian and Tooth 4.26.12

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April 26 2012:

Here’s to Thomas having a good week at school AND here’s to ME for finally getting that tooth out of Lillian’s mouth and here’s to Lillian for being so strong and courageous!! Cheers!!!

Toasting 4.26.12

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” …. their really saying, I Love YOU ….. ” courtesy of Thomas who was singing this song tonight … “What a wonderful World”http://youtu.be/m5TwT69i1lU {We listened to a few different versions after he was singing it and his favorite is Louis Armstrong!) It truly is a WONDERFUL world ….

Lillian and Thomas Talk on the Phone

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April 26 2010:

Listening to Lillian talk to Thomas on the phone! What a hoot!

He keeps asking her questions & doesn’t understand her answers. He can’t read yet so she can’t send a text message!

I hear him saying the same things I say to her, “Just say yes or no”!! If he were here he would be telling her “Go get your phone/device and tell me”! This would be sad if I didn’t choose to have a sense of humor about it!!

Moonlight Swim and Smoking Keyboard and Silly and Gazpacho

May 28 2018

First moonlight swim of the season. Thomas and I had the pool to ourselves. Ahhhhh … I’m so relaxed now.

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May 30 2018:

My fingers and keyboard are smoking. Just got done writing something that came forth during the Alchemist Theatre presents “Resistance” event tonight. I love being in the “zone” like that. Except I forget to breathe sometimes! Oops! Thank you Alchemist Theatre peeps!! Love you much and now I’m off to bed! I could not go to bed with all that floating in my heart! xoxo

May 31 2018:

I may be mistaken. Yet, I don’t think it’s likely the water in the kettle will heat this way. Attempt #2 forthcoming …. 😂😜

Heating Water Kettle 5.31.18

I posted this on facebook and many friends commented they had done this and worse … So, I have created a group for us: Absent Minded Stove Users United …. Hahaha!!

June 3 2018:

Not quite as yummilicious as freshly made. Yet, still, oh so yummy!! Love, love, love gazpacho!!! I could have this for lunch every day!!

Gazpacho Soup 6.3.18

 

Fun at the Kid Fair

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April 26 2009:

Took Thomas & Lillian to the Kid’s Fair on Saturday! They had so much fun!

Thomas & Lillian at Idlewild Park.

Thomas not so sure about the dude who keeps trying to get him to do a somersault.

He wanted to pick the balls up and throw them!

Most exciting part ~ diggin in the sand!

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Dinner Adventures with The Perlmans

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April 25 2012:

Headed to dinner adventures at Danell & Ron’s Casa!!

Team TLC Goint to Danell's Place 4.25.12

I just asked Thomas if he had fun at Danell & Ron’s tonight. “Are you kidding? It was awesome!” was his reply!

Thank you Danell for such a yummy dinner and thank you both (and Timona too) for making Thomas and Lillian feel so special! The macaroni & cheese was delicious!! Y’all are the best! Love you!

Blessings,

Team TLC
See It. Share It. BE IT … Spread Love Everywhere You Go!

Did you know Camilla wrote a book? It’s titled “D iz for Different – One Woman’s Journey to Acceptance” and you can read more about it here.

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She Likes to Stack Things

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April 24 2015:

If there’s anything stackable near, Lillian does this. No matter what it is. She will try to stack things that many would look at and dismiss as not possible.

Lillian's Stacked Bottles 4.24.15

Blessings,

Team TLC
See It. Share It. BE IT … Spread Love Everywhere You Go!

Did you know Camilla wrote a book? It’s titled “D iz for Different – One Woman’s Journey to Acceptance” and you can read more about it here.

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