Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Last week I was preparing to go on a four-day silent meditation retreat and two friends were coming with me. One has been before, and one was coming for his first ever silent retreat.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
A number of really sweet picture books have come into the library over the past couple of weeks on the topic of love. One such book, and one that stands to cause a bit of debate among readers, is Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
As we start a new and exciting year, we turn our attention to achieving our New Year s resolutions, and with them our hopes for a safer, easier, and healthier way of life. Aside from the guilt induced exercise and dieting regimes, there is indeed one area
Saturday, December 19, 2015
I probably have told you (I ve told everyone who will listen) that one of our granddaughters, Ashley Nicole, is living and working in South Korea. She, like her grandma and grandpa did, is working as a teacher. She is teaching English to Korean children.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Once upon a dark December, a little girl had a great idea. She wanted to spend Christmas at the cottage. The cottage was a simple structure that served them well in the summer but, her parents reminded her, there would be no running water. It would be ver
Thursday, December 3, 2015
As I studied to become a certified aging in place specialist, I found myself asking the question, what would aging feel like, and how could I learn from this to better serve my clients needs?
Thursday, November 5, 2015
It s sad but true, however diligent we may be, we will never be able to stop the steady march of time. We may try to slow its approach by way of exercise, expensive spa treatments, and healthy eating habits, but can our home help us to gracefully defy the
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
This past weekend my friends and I were out for our usual Saturday morning walk with our lovely dogs. We have really fun dogs and they take us on many adventures. It was one of those beautiful fall mornings.