gratitude week :: day 2

november 13, 2012 i am feeling grateful. :: my kiddos spend one day each week in the woods, for five hours, with two incredibly knowledgeable teachers...they learn how to whittle, how to build shelters, how to brew tea from the roots of sassafras trees...besides being grateful for this learning environment, i love to pick them [...]

the kernels

i'm coming off a weekend of visiting family and friends out of town.  fun, for sure but busy.busy.busy.  and driving home i felt myself feeling a little bit irritable.  the sun was shining gloriously and i was actually quite relaxed.  but something was gnawing at my mood in the midst of seeming peacefulness. the weekend [...]