Wild and exciting times around here as we work on all the plans necessary to get our family moved almost 1,000 miles away this summer. Daunting and exciting, but also, busy and distracting! So posts have been a bit sparse as we’ve traveled up and back several times, trying to find that one piece of dirt we’ll settle down on. But while I’ve been away, there have been some fascinating things coming across my screen that I’d love to share with you! (And if you feel like trading, I’ll be happy to take any tips or links for making a big move with your family or for living in the Pacific Northwest in exchange!) [Read more…]
Happy Valentine’s Day!
It’s time for me to log off for the year! Though I’ll be doing some behind the scenes work, this is my last post until after the New Year! I’m looking forward to a little Christmas Vacation time with my family and hope you have exciting plans for this season as well!
If you take only one thing from this week’s roundup, please watch this video. This weekend marks the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy. This video, featuring the family of one of the girls killed, reminds us that if we all choose to show love and kindness in our own corner of the world, there will always be more goodness than evil. She also talks about her faith, but whether you’re religious or not, the message that we can all do something – big or small – to spread love in this world is powerful.
Grab a tissue. Watch the video. Go out and do something today to show that evil did not win. [Read more…]
Are you looking forward to counting your blessings and gathering together with family? This weekend’s round-up has a Thanksgiving theme to help you on your way!