Holidays are a time for families. Families gathered around the kitchen sharing stories and laughs. For some this is hard to do. It is hard to find joy this time of year when faced with loss or a serious diagnosis. You don't normally think about, or hope that in not thinking about it you are … Continue reading Beleaguer the holiday with hope.
Holiday Traditions. Each of us have them. They can be as simple as putting up the same ornaments on your trees. We do a version of this. Each year my mother, father, and sister get together cut up a t-shirt and write in sharpie the date and the number of months it has been since … Continue reading Be together. Celebrate traditions.
"Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion's starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don't see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often, it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy, … Continue reading Be Thankful, Patient, and Travel Smart
Fall time. Time for college football, changing leaves, cooler temperatures, and the start of school. Aka my favorite time of year. It's time to do some apple picking and pumpkin carving. Prepping for halloween by stocking up on candy and choosing a costume. It's a time of change in the world around reminding us that before … Continue reading Bundle up, fall is here!
I recently watched "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" the documentary about Mr. Roger's life and the story behind the beloved children's TV show. It was inspiring to see someone who used his influence to try and improve children's lives on a daily basis. In a time when television was just starting out and people were … Continue reading Be my Neighbor?
We all have different stories, we all have different paths to tread, and we all have different meaning in our life. My life has been a serious of epic adventures (or that's at least how I like to look at it). An adventure doesn't always mean something fun and exciting, they can also be as … Continue reading Be Brave. Be Strong. Be True.