Day 8: Support your family

Yesterday my husband and I drove an hour and a half away to attend the graduation ceremony of our niece Colette who was graduating from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business.   We wanted to be there for family. It was so nice to be able to see...

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...

Day 25: Make Family a Priority

It’s important to make immediate and extended family a priority. To make the time to allow cousins to get to know one another. There is something about roots and family history and having blood relatives in our lives that enriches us. who will be with us through it...

And the summer adventure begins – 2014

So, I tell my kids that are still at home, ages 11 and 16 and 16, that we are going on our first Summer Adventure with kids, and they moan a bit and my 11-year-old says, “You just want to take pictures, and write about it on your blog.” Oh, I wish I could say I...

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