1. Making Impressions

    When I was five years old I received a black and yellow Tonka bulldozer as a Christmas gift.  On my hands and knees, I pushed that thing everywhere pretending to be a one man road crew!  One day I noticed an actual work crew in our neighborhood installing a new sidewalk.  Eager to get in on the a…Read More

  2. Pass the Potato Salad

    Pass the Potato Salad, but Hold the Opinions This weekend people will gather, in state-approved group numbers, to celebrate our nation’s Independence.  Some community events may still happen as usual while others may be cancelled this year.  But one celebration likely to happen regardless is the…Read More

  3. Tending your soul during a pandemic

    Soul. What is it? Though we see it in Facebook memes, sing songs about it, and know we have one, what exactly is it? Merriam-Webster gives this as the first definition of “soul”: the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life In a word, it’s the part of y…Read More

  4. Cave Considerations

    Cave Considerations Across the last few blog posts we have addressed the pandemic caused by coronavirus and the impact COVID-19 has had on our society and the global community. We discussed ways you could choose to respond and ways you can take care of your physical body during this time. Today, gue…Read More

  5. Time to check-in…with yourself!

    “How are you doing?” Have you asked that question to family or friends lately via phone, text or Zoom? Several weeks into a “stay-at-home” or “shelter-in-place” situation have you asked that question of yourself? How are you doing? In the previous post we discussed ways in which you can …Read More

  6. Pandemic Pandemonium

    How are you choosing to respond to COVID-19? What a difference a week makes! This time last week people were still gathering in restaurants and public spaces. This week we have all learned the impact of our new vocabulary: work-from-home, shelter-in-place, social distancing and homeschooling. Most o…Read More