I took Joe down to the Frederick rink today to tryout for the Capital’s Youth Shoot-Out. I took a video for Darren, who was working overtime and couldn’t go. Joe didn’t qualify, but his positive attitude inspired me to make a little clip of some of the shots he did make!
⭐ The front left cone represent focus; being fully in the present moment. ⭐ The front right cone represents opportunity, whether it be overlooked or seized readily. ⭐ The two side middle cones symbolize unseen Universal guidance, gently nudging us back on course when we lose our way. ⭐ The rear two cones, though lower in stature and seemingly less… Read more »
Our annual attempt at family photos…. this year went surprisingly well, without any complaining or resistance to sit in one place for five minutes! I guess we are maturing!
The Summer just seems to be flying by. Between flooded basements and out-of-town visitors, we haven’t been able to all sit down together for a little “circle time” for awhile. So, today, we purposely scheduled it in, and spent a half hour or so “unplugged” and connecting. Today we talked about self-care, and how important it is to care well… Read more »
Flo’s friend, Megan, came back from Montana, braving a twelve day stay with our family to visit with Flo. Despite our basement flooding twice right before she arrived, and several other stressful events, she and Flo had fun hanging out, visiting old friends and just catching up and creating some new memories. As I get ready to go to sleep to… Read more »
After noticing a sizable black spot, that looked like mold, on the ceiling of our bedroom closet, we had to force ourselves not to think the worst. After our recent basement floods and failed HVAC system, we were thinking maybe a leaky roof or condensation causing mold. Oh no! Since it was nighttime, and the coolest time to check things out… Read more »
We have a crazy schedule this week, so we had to schedule our May Day or Beltane family circle a couple days prior to May 1st. Nonetheless, we talked about the significance of the day, the shifts in seasons, and the things we’re looking forward to this Summer. The beginning of summer heralds an important time, for the winter is… Read more »
It was late by the time everyone sat down, but we wanted to just take a few minutes to reflect on a few of the spiritual traditions that lend meaning to the day [to us]. We are at the midway point between Winter and Spring. Candlemas or Imbolc is a day of hope and light. It is a time to… Read more »
Despite our household being besieged with coughing, stuffy noses, sinus headaches, and just general seasonal health hurdles, we have really enjoyed the season, thus far. December always finds us busy, sometimes overwhelmed by scheduling challenges, but always grateful for the abundance in our lives, including great community and family togetherness. Joe’s birthday was on the 11th of the month, having… Read more »