Go for a Walk

Happy Halloween week! If you’re here in the Midwest, then you had a beautiful start to the week. Sunshine, warm air, pretty leaves…the perfect walking weather! I have a confession: I HATE EXERCISE! Really, I despise it so much! But, I love to hike. I love to be outdoors, and if I think of myselfContinue reading “Go for a Walk”

A Week in the Life: Balancing Obligations and Fun

Dear Friends, If there is one piece of advice I could give you based on my life in recent weeks, it’s this–obligations are a part of life. They can’t be avoided. But to keep from losing your mind and getting overwhelmed, you need to balance them with spontaneity and fun. Never underestimate the importance ofContinue reading “A Week in the Life: Balancing Obligations and Fun”

It’s October, the Best and Most Beautiful Month of the Year

Hello Friends, Once upon a time, I was a pumpkin farmer. Okay, that was a slight exaggeration intended for dramatic effect…but really, I used to grow pumpkins. A lot of pumpkins. About half an acre or so, just for myself and my family. I was married then, and my in-laws had land with a waterContinue reading “It’s October, the Best and Most Beautiful Month of the Year”