gratitude

A few images of the past week…always lots to be thankful for. Some affirmation for  and growth in students. Some affirmation (and hopefully growth) for me. Some walks by the river with a loved one. A walk by the river alone. Some laughter and some tears. Some hope and some fears. Some goals reached and items checked off lists, lots of tasks completed, lessons taught and hopefully a few lessons learned…So here we are— another week is in the books.Read more

Thankful Thursday

As much as I love the beauty of the Christmas season, there’s always a sense of relief when January hits.  Putting away the ornaments this year felt way more emotional than normal, and it was kind of a relief to have them all put away. I love how the putting away of the old makes way for the new… and I’m trying to make way for the new.  And here are just a few of the “new” around here. WeRead more

…a few thoughts on marriage…

I so enjoyed watching the interaction of these two birds this morning. Yes, believe it or not, there are two birds in this photo. It’s tough to tell, but the female (who is moving so very fast that she is barely visible…just a blur…) is rocking the feeder a bit…and the male seems to be ducking for cover. Kinda funny.  And oh so familiar! In our homes, we women can tend to flit and fly about a bit in aRead more