What I loved in June

What I loved in June

I loved June. Goodness. I feel like I became a different person in June. Without the pressure to go to work everyday, I just basically enjoyed life. I spent time with my husband and kids without feeling rushed to cram everything in. I relaxed. I practiced creativity....
On being known

On being known

For the past week since school took a break for summer, our 14-year-old daughter has been hanging out almost daily with a group of friends. A couple of guys in the group ride skateboards, and they will ride across town to spend time with friends at our house. A few...
My favorite podcasts of 2018

My favorite podcasts of 2018

I should really keep an ongoing diary of the random facts, interesting tidbits and helpful advice that pours into my ears each day listening to podcasts. It’s hard for me to even make it through a conversation without interjecting at least once: “I heard...
Why I spent May on a scavenger hunt

Why I spent May on a scavenger hunt

Back in April, I was scrolling through Facebook when a post popped up from our local park district. They were promoting an event that immediately caught my eye. It was a photography “scavenger hunt.” Participants would be given a list of items to find and...

What was your theme for 2016?

I know a lot of people who start the new year with a word for the year. I’m always so inspired when I see the words people choose, and I have tried many times to do this. For some reason, I’ve never been able to look ahead and select one word as my...