Adventure Calls {just a quote}

People are willing to be brave when they admit their smallness within the enormity of the world, and the best way to understand our smallness is to leave our comfort zones and start exploring, one foot in front of the other. When we go on an adventure, we'd better understand where we truly belong. Tsh … Continue reading Adventure Calls {just a quote}

ocean extravaganza: that trip we took a month ago

We took a week at the Oregon coast a couple days after we moved in to our new house at the end of March. It was grand. I alway enjoy having a week off from cooking, lots of people to share the child's wildness with, and just breathing the ocean air. This year all my … Continue reading ocean extravaganza: that trip we took a month ago

Day 8: Packing it in.

Today's focus was most definitely on packing and getting ready for a week of travel. I was surprised by the amount of focus necessary to pack for a baby AND myself. Ranger was very kind this afternoon and napped a while on his own. So that was very helpful in my effort to pack mindfully. … Continue reading Day 8: Packing it in.

Summer, summer :)

We just got back from a lovely few days in the mountainous regions near our home. It was lovely. And 15 degrees cooler. Awesome really. We went because Israel had a commercial shoot that required a lake and some sand. We left thursday night. The babe slept a good portion of the way there. We … Continue reading Summer, summer :)

Quotes and links – june

I can't believe it is July already! Here are some quotes to start the month, some wonderful posts to read, and a hilarious video for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy :) ~~~~~~~~~~ YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THE DIFFERENCE THAT YOU’RE MAKING, THE LIVES YOU’RE TOUCHING, THE JOY YOU’RE BRINGING. BUT IT’S THERE. IT’S REAL. … Continue reading Quotes and links – june

A Tale of Two – Getting There

Read the Beginning of the story first. Warning: this is a long post. ----------------------------------- As I walked off the plane on my return flight from southern Chile to Santiago I realized that in a little less than 24 hours I would need to be back at the airport again.  When I got back to my house in … Continue reading A Tale of Two – Getting There

A Tale of Two – legality and another flight

Beginning of the story Two and a half weeks before the day we had planned for our wedding (March 26th) we found a plan that would solve the issues of paperwork. The only problem was it would include another plane ticket to the other side of the world and a bit more money. My spring … Continue reading A Tale of Two – legality and another flight

a tale of two: distance and decision

Part 1 can be found here. Since our 6 month anniversary is coming up, I thought it might be time for another installment of our story together. Read part 1 if you haven't yet, but part 2 starts with distance and ends with a decision made well. I flew to Santiago, Chile for a semester … Continue reading a tale of two: distance and decision