When's the last time I did a Month in Review post? Why, it was January 2013! I've been reading Brene Brown's Daring Greatly and in it she cites research that indicates that those who are acutely aware of what they're grateful for are more contented. That makes a lot of sense to me, but often … Continue reading month in review: 10/14
I spent Saturday in the mountains with my church's college group. You may remember that I went on the same hike last year and really enjoyed it. We read Psalms, closed our eyes and listened to the gentle shhh of wind through leaves, and had Eucharist on the mountaintop. Focused breathing up steep paths is a … Continue reading 2nd annual Canterbury hike
Mary and I have been friends for nearly 10 years. We met our junior year of high school, attended college together, and were roommates for a year and a half. She came up to visit last month, so naturally we went to Skyline Drive. It's one of the most impressive parts of this state and … Continue reading skyline drive with mary
I've been manic for the past few days. I have this sudden urge to do, make, complete. But it feels unhealthy, because I'm never satisfied and I'm always on edge. Perhaps starting up a Monthly Goals post series will redirect my activity to something a bit more satisfying. October Goals: List items for Platinum & … Continue reading monthly goals: october
Taylor and I became fast friends this summer. She's moving to Georgia at the end of the week and I wanted the chance to meet her husband, newly arrived from Wales, before they departed. I took the day off and we all took a trip to Skyline Drive. We saw wildflowers galore, dozens of butterflies, … Continue reading at the skyline
Took a trip down Skyline Drive this afternoon. We saw prehistoric mountains, buzzards, and insects. We experienced storms that were there, then gone in a flash. We saw birds we'd never seen before. We stopped for a doe and her baby.
october Before the month is over, I intend to enjoy: Making use of my scarf collection Comfy cardigans and flattering jeans worn out in the lovely, mildly cool weather The printed tees I've added to my wardrobe lately My gray, second-hand Minnetonka moccasins Crossbody Vera Bradley bags, perfect for adventures Old school Madeline L'Engle books … Continue reading october moodboard