Happy Thanksgiving! How has yours been? We traveled back to Kansas to be with my family and it’s been so nice. Isn’t Thanksgiving such a special holiday? Ideally we’d always remember to practice gratitude, but it can seem so hard to follow through with rituals that encourage the habit. Something simple I’ve loved is the…Read more »
Yoga is waiting for you! I love this list of 38 Health Benefits of Yoga compiled by Yoga Journal. Check it out if you’re wondering what this yoga craze is all about. And here’s another all-encompassing reason to practice: You’ll make fewer visits to the doctor! Yoga each day really does keep the doctor away. A…Read more »
Have you seen this meme that’s made its way around Facebook and Instagram lately? I can’t find the original source or author, but here’s what it says: “The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let the dead things go.” I love this. But what I love even more is what happens…Read more »
Two of my neighbors shared this poem with me after the Paris tragedies, and the words are just so beautiful and comforting. It’s called The Peace of Wild Things. Are there words you can share that have been particularly comforting for you? The Peace of Wild Things Wendell Berry When despair for the world grows…Read more »
Did you dress up for Halloween this year? What did you go as? How did you feel? A few days ago, I was at a friend’s house for her son’s birthday party. It was Halloween and as ninjas, dinosaurs, superheros, princesses and fairies scuttled around, I noticed how particularly light and happy and energetic everybody seemed. And…Read more »
Have you read Peter H Reynolds’ Ish? It’s been life-changing for me! My daughter loves to draw and takes her sketch pad and crayon with her on walks sometimes. A few days ago she stopped to sketch my neighbor and later that afternoon, he dropped off this book for us to borrow. Get it so you…Read more »
Hi friends. Cozy up and grab a cup of tea with me. I’ll be posting ponderings, tips and happenings right here on my blog, and I always adore feedback and conversation. Much love! Photo taken by the talented Hannah Bjorndal.