Summer usually brings highly anticipated trips of all kinds. And with it changes in eating patterns.
This year’s a bit different, so we’re looking for safe ways to get a change of scenery.
Camping or road trips are high on the list of safer ways to get out of...
Summer 2020 looks a lot different than I thought it would.
Bet you can relate.
One modification we made—instead of spending 4 days in a lodge in the middle of Sequoia National Park, we took a couple day trips up there instead.
All the beauty, less risk.
Yesterday I spent a few hours planning my work projects for the next couple of months.
It felt sooooo good.
Creating order out of chaos.
I’d noticed myself procrastinating the last few days.
I had big ideas I wanted to make happen but it all felt overwhelming,...
I’ve been thinking about grief lately.
Spring/Summer of 2020 has brought so much. For each of us individually and collectively as a community, Country and World.
The frequency and consistency of the bigger griefs can make us more sensitive to...
I learned a great concept this week that relates to Maintenance.
So you know what that means . . . you’re about to learn it too :)
More specifically . . . Energy Flux
Energy Flux describes the amount of calories going through a system.
Summer camp was cancelled.
Such a bummer.
Hard to imagine a summer without camp.
Friends, swimming, crafts, games, singing—I loved my days at Cottonwood.
I’d wait outside my house on the steps with my mom. The big yellow bus worked its way down the...
I didn’t grow up with computer games like my kids.
But in the months before my father passed 3 years ago there were countless hours spent in ERs, surgical waiting areas and hospital rooms. My ability to tolerate the unique mix of boredom, grief, tenderness and terror...
March is Maintenance Awareness Month and I’m answering your big, burning Maintenance questions.
Today is one of my faves: Does Maintenance ever become easier?
YES! Yes it...
When my kids were little, I read all manner of parenting books and articles.
To be fair I probably fell asleep to them (parents of little kids are tired!), but I got the gist.
Among other things I learned:
- To read to them from birth (even before!) to help their brains...