I was listening to the song Dancing Daze by the Avett Brothers while driving Dylan to his Waldorf camp with Miss Monique this morning. So grateful that after a very serious childhood and early adulthood, I too am finally learning how to dance my days. And Dylan is the ultimate inspiration for me. These lyrics fit […]
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My blog turns 3 today! Writing this blog has been rewarding, motivating, relationship-building, challenging and clarifying. Here’s a snapshot of the trip so far… I always mark this anniversary with a giveaway, and this year is no exception: This year, it would give me joy to create a custom 2013 calendar for one reader, using […]
I was so abundantly blessed by the love and generosity of others on my 43rd birthday that I have nearly no words to express how it made me feel. I was truly overwhelmed by showers of kindness. Here are two sample pages from my bouquets book… please don’t interpret them as favorites… all of the […]
I feel very privileged to share a birthday with Nelson Mandela. Today I celebrate the freedom I am experiencing at this stage of my life. Yet…are there not more chains to be broken and more prison doors to be blown open? Let freedom reign! Happy birthday, Nelson!
This weekend, on the fourth of July while painting the trim in our bedroom, I suddenly remembered: Surprise! that this is the weekend that weekend when, after months of lying in wait — a complete placenta previa running the show — I decided to give in to my restlessness and just paint a little trim in […]
We had a lovely Easter celebration yesterday, which we hosted for my brother Matt and his family and some very close friends, the Willcock family (really, I told them that they might as well be “related.”) Our little Minneapolis house expanded to accommodate 7 children, 1 teenager, and 6 adults. Thank the Lord above that […]