These Lucifer's Tongue Flowers.
Because I will miss how lovely they are in front of the house in Oregon when I am gone. You can see more here through Flickr.
Because it was fun.
Because it was the color that came in my Brit Kit for this month and it was a nice change.
Because he ate it while watching Arthur and spending the day in his underwear.
Because the move from Oregon back to Arkansas is really happening in less than a week.
Because it was so tiny and Skylar found it.
Because I changed it to El Hefe in honor of Jeff one day. His nickname is El Hefe to some. It was a good laugh.
Because my birthday falls on the same day as Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's famous, "I have a dream" speech. This year marked the 50th anniversary. It's sort of a special day times two.
Because we finally did it, we traded off the old maroon car we received as a gift from my parents 10 years ago. We went with a Jeep Compass, and it is perfect for our needs. And we get to break it in by driving it all the way back to Arkansas soon.
Because Ugly Betty will be missed in more ways than one. This is the exact car that Skylar was brought home from the hospital when he was born. She really, really will be missed.
Eco-Tip: It's time for back to school for many kids, so why not send them back to school with greener school supplies. Look for items that are made from recycled materials over virgin materials this year. For this and other tips on going green visit, The Earth and Me: Go Green.