i feel as though i have spent an increasing amount of energy getting groups of professionals to spend a diminishing amount of time with quinn, providing me with more and more far-fetched “plans of attack” for how to deal with his behavioral challenges, while they rule out in mere minutes that any of his challenges . . . → Read More: what would yoda do?
i’ve been grasping for cooking inspiration in the past few weeks, and i have this funny feeling i am not the only one out there feeling the marchness of march when it comes to cooking and food. ever since reading babs’ animal vegetable miracle years ago when i had an infant, (oops did i just . . . → Read More: a month of non-local in a year of local
rich and i take turns leaving each other “reading assignments” from the newspaper. we both follow along with a recent series in the oregonian of “northwest love stories”. the most recent story i happened to catch first, and leave for him, but more often than not i am the one receiving these reading assignments, as . . . → Read More: learning how to love
“it’s about a shifting consciousness that’ll bring an end to war
so listen up you fathers, listen up you sons,
tell me which side are you on, now, which side are you on?”
send good thoughts our way on wednesday. when our child . . . → Read More: which side are you on?
i received a comment asking about my “process of choosing” when it comes to abundance, and i definitely did not want to ignore that comment. that is one of the things i have been reflecting on, and then there has also been reflecting to do on other things. and partly, if i don’t have anything . . . → Read More: my proces of choosing
~we cannot see our reflection in running water. it is only in still water that we can see.~
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the three of us went on a firewood gathering expedition together one day this week. i carried the wood from where rich sawed it over to the tailgate and quinn stood in the truck bed and stacked every piece of wood you see here. what a fantastic . . . → Read More: ~this moment~ family firewood fun
thinking of the concept of non-hoarding, one of the things i have noticed is that those of us who have a tendency towards hoarding are also those who have at times felt a sense of lacking. i have been fortunate all my life to have all the basics covered- i have never gone hungry or . . . → Read More: abundance
my honey and i took our second annual new years day hike, so i think it’s officially a tradition. at least until we come across a year that isn’t sunny and gorgeous on day one. we bundled up for the cold clear day, walked out the door, down the driveway, and turned onto a logging . . . → Read More: home
my word for 2012 is whole. the nice thing about wholeness is that it doesn’t end when this year fades into the next; if anything it just gets better with age. i didn’t actually write much specifically about my word for the year, but on the other hand, i was writing about it every time . . . → Read More: 2012; whole lotta love