Family Life & Kids


The gift of an eastern October

The gift of an eastern October

My spirit wants to simply acknowledge, every fall, how much I love this season, and how many memories are attached to orange pumpkins, shiny apples, and red leaves.

Graduating from homeschooled high school

Graduating from homeschooled high school

Celine is done high school. She's working. And we're learning how to parent, and continue to develop a friendship, with a young adult child who is finding her way in the world. We're figuring it out, all of us. And there's no rush. I had been feeling the pressure before she finished, the pressure and uncertainty of "what's next".

Containers & Possibilities - Questions about connectivity, productivity and technology

Containers & Possibilities - Questions about connectivity, productivity and technology

My current problem with the internet, and connectivity in general, is the way it fills every space of my life because it can and because I've let it.

The Road to Durango

The Road to Durango

Our stay in Durango was short and beautiful, involved meeting an interesting family and staying with generous hosts, and included an invigorating hike with knowledgeable, wise, and inspirational companions.

Landing in Berkeley California

Landing in Berkeley California

Life feels like a gauntlet sometimes of decisions and relationship stresses, social commitments, text notifications, and traffic. I just need a break. I can't escape all the necessary work of life, but as much as possible I'm going to carve out a time here in Berkeley that is restorative and restful. I'm going to take a vacation.

I'm glad I was here ~ Colorado and this big ol' world we call home

I'm glad I was here ~ Colorado and this big ol' world we call home

I'm still grateful to be here, to have seen this place and squeezed all the goodness I could in the few days we had.

Summer - please don't be so busy

Summer - please don't be so busy

Uncertainty, deadlines, plain old hard work, and financial stress exist no matter what path I take. So why not have a memorable experience while going through these realities.