Getting ready for the spring consignment sale means weeding through those things my son has outgrown. Some items hold no great memories and then there are these PINK CAT SHOES.
I have not written in days but it seems like weeks. In the last week, my father has had not one surgery on the brain but two.
One of the things I am doing in India, seeing what the rug Industry has done to help the families and communities in the area. Continue reading Visiting schools– Care and Fair
Traveling at the age of 2 1/2…well actually 2 years 8 months, is tough. There are so many new things to see and foods to try. It does not help that the days are centered around mom’s work.
Continue reading HBT misses his friends
Holi — a wonderful day of color. A day of celebrations where for many work stops and joyous celebration begins.
HBT has been amazing. At the age of 2 1/2 he has and will be dragged through more every type of rug process. Today we visited Obeetee Rugs–while I have a lot to say about the day, here is how HBT interacted at Obeetee plant. Pictures taken by mom (me) as I document HBT day.
Continue reading HBT visits Obeetee–Rugs to a toddler
We got to visit Kilol, a hand block printing textile company. A team of 300 turn out some beautiful clothing. After watching and videoing the process, I of course went to the store and picked up a few items.
Continue reading Hand Block Printing
Sunday was a day of rest. We went to the mall. HBT played in a type of Chucky Cheese area, while the mom’s shopped. He has gotten into handing over his camera to me, and say my picture, then he makes a pose. Since these photo’s and poses are directed by him I have included them. HBT also loves taking pictures of his mom.
Continue reading HBT Pictures Sunday March 9
This was a great day of exploration for Beach. He not only explored every nook and cranny of Jaipur Rugs, he also explored every nook and cranny of Kilol, a hand block printing company.
I sit here at 5:30am writing in Jaipur. I sit on the floor near the bathroom for light. My son is finally asleep past 2am….I am doing nothing to jeopardize this much needed sleep.
Continue reading 1st week of traveling with my son