Book groups are a welcome break from isolating times, and this group of indominable women met in the midst of wildfire smoke (in WA) and my move (in MN). #thankful Continue reading Living the dream — book groups!
The Same Moon is here in a new edition, including an all-new epilogue. It’s a story of encouragement and hope — and a little escape to 1990s Japan! Continue reading Release day: The Same Moon is back — new edition
Our Thanksgiving Family has shown that with a little communication and planning, everyone, even sensitive eaters, can enjoy — and feel good — around the holidays. Continue reading Holiday potlucking–with sensitivity!
A new approach to dog training has caused me to consider my relationship with God in a new way. Continue reading (Still) learning to look
As our nation debates the topic of immigration (who’s in, who’s out) … as our president tells people to go back where they came from, the last thing we need to do is to paint one another with broad brushstrokes. Each person carries a story, and when we take the time to listen to them and open our hearts to each other’s dreams and needs, a whole world of possibilities unfolds. Continue reading Strangers, revisited
Memorial Day causes me to reflect on the stories I heard about WWII while living in Japan. Continue reading Memorial Day