Beautiful Words From Strangers

I received this link today to a wonderful blog from my preacher as he spends a few weeks in Africa (as he does regularly) with a team of people doing amazing things. Here he shares some simple and wonderful words from a connection he has there named Simon. Enjoy. An Excerpt: “The heart of a […]

Can She (want to) Learn for Herself?

I believe children love to learn. However, you must first find out what inspires and excites them and then figure out how best they learn. Un-schooling, hacking-school, homeschooling, children-driven curriculum – whatever you want to call it – I don’t care. The fact of the matter is that most of the time, in many classes […]

Heidi Helga Rose

A beautiful mysterious name. One that haunts me (and more likely my husband) on a regular basis. It is the name of my husband’s mother. A woman he has not seen or heard from in almost 30 years. She is gone. A deep dark hole in his history and in his heart. I see it […]

Fire 101

I have decided that when you are living with someone who has a terminal illness like the kind we live with – aka one that does not slowly and visibly take your loved one’s life away or one that requires immediate attention (Like requiring life-impacting medications, operations, or rehabilitation that people can see and feel […]

One Day I Will Be 300 Pounds

I think everyone should be happy in their own skin. I don’t judge you. I don’t want you to judge me. I am cool with that method of living. I am a big proponent of moderation. In everything. If you like something or don’t like something just moderate that “thing” so that is does not […]