Having a Mary mindset in a Martha World

Having a Mary mindset in a Martha World

My daughter left yesterday.  You’d think I’d get used to it. I don’t. When my daughter visits from across the ocean, we stop the busy-to-do-lifestyle life. We go to indie coffee shops and on long walks in the neighborhood and make sure we meet with friends. We bake...

No one cares, Mom – Oh, but they do!

There was no question regarding getting the Christmas tree this year. We got up early, two days after Thanksgiving, gathering our bags of cold weather gear, and drove to meet the Seigneur side of the family along with our older son and his wife at the Estacada ranger...
Find Reasons to Celebrate

Find Reasons to Celebrate

My son Augustin who is in middle school had his last cross country race yesterday and I wanted to have my older two kids, the twins, there to cheer him on. So I mentioned to them and they at first seemed lukewarm about the idea. Until my husband announced we’d be...

On Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, the Briscoe family will share stories and photos of their trip to Rwanda with Africa New Life

Presentation– Barbara and Todd Briscoe and family will discuss their Rwanda mission trip in a one-hour presentation from 7-8 pm, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, at the Lake Oswego Art Center, located at 510 1st Street  in Lake Oswego.The family of four will share...

Bryant Woods Nature Park – Summer 2013 Outdoor Adventure with Kids – No. 9

Outdoor Adventures for my boys are not always on the top of their priority list, I must admit. Sometimes, I have to make an effort to talk them into it, which could not be truer than on this day, when we explored Bryant Woods Nature Park in Lake Grove. We have been...

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