Gratitude in an Etch a Sketch Life

Gratitude in an Etch a Sketch Life

My companion for 2016 is one little word: gratitude.  I don’t know how a simple word can manifest its way into one’s life; but I wholeheartedly believe in the power of this practice.  How is your year unfolding? In 77 days we will celebrate and usher in a new year...
Gratitude on an Ordinary Saturday

Gratitude on an Ordinary Saturday

It wasn’t an extraordinary day.  It was a laundry folding, fridge cleaning, grocery shopping, bill paying, weed pulling, dish washing, flower picking, crepe making ordinary Saturday.  A simple summer day where the teeter-totter of life touched the ground and...
Finding Sacred in the Ordinary

Finding Sacred in the Ordinary

I have had a shake-your-soul couple of weeks.  Last week I attended the Brave Girls Symposium in Boise, Idaho.  There were so many aha moments that I can’t sit still or sleep; but I am going to save my symposium story for another day.  In the meantime, if you...
Letterpress & Laughter

Letterpress & Laughter

Find the bridge to laughter, awaken the chid within and honor its role & rhythm. Allow laughter to carry you, and to renovate the tender heart spaces with its uplifting wings. My friends rallied to celebrate my birthday recently.  Their planning was genius and we...