Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014!

Wow, 2013 was a rough year. My Dad passed away. We listed our house nearly six months ago and we’re still waiting to close. Our daycare center was turned upside down by outdated laws and greed. But so, so, so many good things happened! We spent nearly two weeks in Paradise. I played hockey with […]

Happy Holidays….

We wandered over to the Minnehaha Falls yesterday. It always takes a while with daughter because there are rocks to climb and snow angels to be made. But it was well worth it to see the frozen walls of ice. The Falls are spectacular when they’re flowing, but I think they’re even more amazing in […]


It’s Thursday and my travel mug keeps leaking. It did this on Tuesday and I just dealt with it. Today I am going to throw it away. Our office building provided us with breakfast this morning: Scones, Coffee Cakes, Egg Bakes. It’s pretty good. And honestly, was all I was thinking about the whole drive […]

Giveaway Day!

It’s been months since I’ve sewed anything. Mostly because my sewing table and fabric are in storage. But I still have plenty of stuff I’ve sewn in the past. So when I noticed that today is yesterday was Sew Mama Sew’s Giveaway Day I knew I’d have something. And it’s the perfect thing for the holidays! […]

Writing Group & Ponies

When I picked Daughter up from school yesterday she immediately asked me what we were going to do that evening. I told her we’d eat dinner and we’d play, but then I had to leave for Writing Group. “What is Writing Group?” she asked. Fair question, I thought. Glad I didn’t say I was going […]

Hello! (Again)

Welcome to Paper & Clouds.NET! I’ve moved to this new space with this new look and I’m excited to get down to it. Here you’ll find all the old posts I’ve been posting for the last three years. Three years? That’s crazy. And before that, you could find me at My hope with this […]