Back in the day, 20+ or so years ago Boston was my home away from home. The place where I grew in my faith, grew in relationship, grew up. It was a place of solitude amongst people. A place where the quiet of the ocean over took the noise of the city. 22 years ago… Read More Boston sort of nights…
Fall will technically be here in just a week, but looking out our front window we’re beginning to see hints of color. The leaves are starting to fall and have a solid crunch to them. Pumpkins are visible in roadside stands and the night air is perfect for sleeping. School has started. I loved our… Read More Summer Wrap Up in Pictures
We’ve been hanging out lakeside for a while….which means Momma got herself a tan. And ate good food. And didn’t do laundry. And sat on the deck for hours on end. And read books. And woke up to this view every. single. day. We’ll be back when I’m done pretending I’m still lakeside. I’m not.… Read More We’re really not MIA….
On a Friday afternoon in late May we packed up the car for a quick camping overnight wilderness camping excursion in the Weiser State Forest, Greenland Tract south of Williamstown, PA. Weiser State Forest includes a dozen or more ‘tracts’ of wilderness in east/central PA east of the Susquehanna River. The Greenland Tract contains nearly… Read More Camping Review, Weiser State Forest Greenland Tract
With this pass there’s NO reason to NOT get out and hit some of our nation’s National Parks! Follow this link to Every Kid In A Park and sign up for a ONE YEAR park pass for your fourth graders! Homeschoolers, educators, public schoolers–they are all welcome!
What: Bucket List Opportunity: Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park Why: Conference for Wesleyan female clergy Where: Estes Park, CO. When: Three years ago this month. What I learned: God is so much bigger than me. Blessed.
She walked onto the stage, in tan slacks, a red sweater and simple jewelry, as normally as one would walk into their living room after retrieving a glass of iced tea from the kitchen. But for us, the audience, it was anything but a walk through the house. It was Angela Lansbury. And she was… Read More An Evening with Angela Lansbury
At the Jordan Pond House in Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Maine you will find the best, most scrumptious popovers you could ever find. Popovers are a must-have when visiting Bar Harbor. I’m sure they are located elsewhere, but Jordan Pond is famously known for it’s popovers. What are they? According to my findings (simply… Read More Popovers! (a GF version)
We’re Simplifying Life in 2016. We’re eliminating things that serve no purpose, take up space and don’t speak to our souls. We’re eliminating material things in order to make room for beautiful, purposeful living. Sometimes that will look like spending less. Other times it will look like getting rid of material things. Still yet, it… Read More Simplifying Life in 2016
I discovered this TED Talk tonight by Creek Stewart on How Wilderness Skills Enable Personal Transformation. It is everything we believe about adventure and exactly what we want those around us to understand. Creek just says it better then us. Please watch this video. And then go outside. And do something hard. Go find a… Read More How Wilderness Skills Enable Personal Transformation