My Dad A life of adventure, love and curiosity has come to an end. Ninety-one years of working hard, traveling, raising a family, and learning. Always learning. A farm boy, train-hopper, self-taught electrician/carpenter/roofer/engineer and motorcycle rider. A man of faith acquainted with grief as well as joy. He routinely checked on his neighbours, often lending…… Continue reading A very hard goodbye
Welcome to our new adventure! Like many folks, we have decided to leave city life and find some land in the hopes of being more self sustainable. We are not off grid; we are not those people! I have a deep admiration for anyone who is attempting to live that way but we know our…… Continue reading New adventures
Homeschool book news!
Although we are currently packing and moving, I have also found time for a new project. Part devotional, part anecdotal with some fresh ideas thrown in, this book is designed to encourage homeschooling parents. Deciding to teach your children at home is life changing for the entire family. I will address topics such as creating…… Continue reading Homeschool book news!
Social media detox
Recently, I’ve made the decision to disengage from social media. The reasons I joined the various platforms have become invalid and I have decided my time is better spent on other things. I joined Facebook when my children were young adults hoping it would allow me to stay connected to them. We would exchange photos…… Continue reading Social media detox
Did you start homeschooling this fall? If so, how is it going? Getting ready to homeschool can be a very exciting time. The pros and cons have been listed and weighed and finally your family has made the decision. There may have been some research involved to find the current law in your area regarding…… Continue reading Homeschool check-in
Inspiration for Writers
As writers, we may feel that our most productive time is spent getting the words down. But where do we find those words to begin with? And when we are burned out and our well is dry, where can we go for inspiration? Are you a writer first? A mom? A dad? Are you a…… Continue reading Inspiration for Writers
Building community one friendship at a time
Building community starts with being vulnerable enough to invite others into our messy, imperfect, authentic lives. Pushing the mail and homework and clutter to the end of the table to make room for food and conversation. Setting aside expectations and entering into heartfelt, soul stirring relationship. Risking rejection and judgement and offering ourselves up to…… Continue reading Building community one friendship at a time
Hope in dark times
I think most of us would agree that the past two years have been very challenging. No matter who you are and where you live, we have all been impacted by the events surrounding the pandemic of Covid 19. It is the event of this generation that has united us all in a common experience…… Continue reading Hope in dark times