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Flutter for a day

Watch the butterflies flutter in our garden in the video below. This month, we are marking milestone after milestone: » 25th wedding anniversary for Jeremy and me » 18th birthday for Jesse » The end of elementary school for Dylan, marked by three-day 5th grade camping trip » Last day of high school for Jesse » Wedding of first grandchild for my […]

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Minor changes, major delight

I’ve been looking for ways to approach personal growth– actually, the whole of my life–with more ease, lightness of being, and self-compassion in the upcoming year. Though I’ll readily state that I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions, the spirit of the season has nonetheless made an impression: Within the last 36 hours, I’ve taken a […]

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Week in the life: September 14th

A peek into my week The outline below was inspired by The Scattered Life Collective vision of Cynthia Lee. out the window Fall flowers spied on my walk to work this week: Coreopsis (tick seed) and sedum (pictured at left.) on the menu We had delicious fresh turkey sausage from our local Lakewinds Food Co-op […]

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You can always take a cab

Today is International Day of the Girl. My heart aches for all of the girls, all over the world, who cry silently, who cannot speak the things that they want to say, who believe that they will never have the opportunity to be who they long to be. I pray that each will be convinced–at […]

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The season of letting go

Change is a measure of time and, in the autumn, time seems speeded up. What was is not and never again will be; what is is change. – Edwin Teale ———————– I’m writing this on a gorgeous fall Minneapolis day. It is so beautifully warm and clear-blue skied outside that we could be forgiven for disputing […]

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Wonder years

The boys finally return from their four dreamy summer weeks on Georgian Bay (Canada) on Friday. Jeremy and I left them behind a couple of weeks ago, returning home on our own. The time has flown by as busy-ness with work, friends, and various projects–the ones that seem to never get done–have filled our days. […]

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