We’ve got vacation and camp on the mind…
Check out this excellent journal from Mr. Richard Louv about the importance of including camp in your summer plans.
The week is already rushing by.
One of my favorite parts of spring is starting our indoor and outdoor herb gardens. It is always such a wonderful experience for the kiddos…and me, as well.
Here is a great resource to help you get started, found last weekend in the Roanoke Times:
Parenthood, school, work and etc. are my focus this week so just expect some short blasts this week.
Roanoke’s Taubman Museum of Art has a very nice featured article focusing on their rebuild of their ArtVenture program at the Roanoke Times.
Gathered up some of my favorite books and hid away for a few hours today. I reread some very favorite passages from The Wilderness World of John Muir.
A great place to start in times like these…
“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness [...]
It has been a lovely weekend (I got an extra day, due to a snow storm which dumped around six inches of snow onto the ground yesterday). Just lovely. We had a hike with our nature club, KIVA - www.kidsadventuring.org) and a father/daughter tea party on Sunday. We enjoyed our annual bonfire with the neighborhood, [...]
Ashley and I are so excited about the upcoming KIVA for Hoodie Hoo Day! Every year, we invite families to walk along the Appalachian Trail with us to a lovely lookout spot where we will have a tea party and a chance to celebrate Hoodie Hoo Day with other families!
What is Hoodie Hoo [...]
The kids are watching you. Love your spouse the way you want them to be loved when they grow up. Let your children see what true love is all about.
I don’t get it right all of the time, but I keep trying. It also helps that I married my very best friend. She forgives [...]
Come Valentining! It’s just like door-to-door Christmas Caroling but with romantic songs for the season! This could be a first ever - but why didn’t someone think of it earlier!
- song schedule:
“It Had to be You”
“You are my Sunshine”
… “Let me Call You Sweetheart”
“All I have to do is Dream”
“Be my Baby”
“Can’t Help Falling in [...]
This quote, over and over. Reading as much as I can and thinking. Taking a break like this can be refreshing. Would love your thought.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
– John Muir
I should be back on Monday.