“Share Your Gifts” and “Create“… These two inspirations, nestled in the center of my 2018 vision board, are perfectly embodied by volunteering for a yarn bomb! Don’t worry, I didn’t know what a yarn bomb was either until a couple of months ago, but the nearby town of Perkasie is assembling an Earth Day “Yarn Bloom” (doesn’t have the negative connotations of a “bomb”) to temporarily adorn one of their parks. They’re wrapping trees, poles, benches, fences, etc. in yarn creations to be on display for a month. It will make for a colorful backdrop for their Earth Day celebration activities on April 21, as well as a teaser Continue reading →
A new list of highlights from our month – things we’re happy about and/or would recommend!
Two Book Clubs, two books! A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley, is the memoir that the movie Lion was based on – the amazing story of a 5 year old boy who gets irretrievably lost in Calcutta, ends up being adopted by a family in Australia, and eventually finds his way back home to rural India as an adult using Google Earth!
It’s early yet in 2018, and still a good time to set your intentions for the rest of the year. I wanted to do something new with my annual resolutions. Come January, I always list my goals for the year in my journal, close the book and put it away in my drawer. Next January rolls around and out comes the journal: I look at what I wrote down the previous year, see if anything got done or changed, and then create my list again for the new year.
But what did I really accomplish with my list? Who knows…it was stuck in my drawer. Did I pull it out during the year and see if I was on track with any of my goals? No! So this year, I decided I needed to change the routine and create something different. I am Continue reading →