Adapting to a Red River Valley winter is a true feat (haha), so today I’m sharing how my family is adapting in the foot department. Continue reading Winter in Minnesota: happy feet
A gaggle of skiers, winter’s first fall and the truth about our canine companion … Continue reading Snow report
Holiday gifting can bring up questions of “enough-ness” — and an understanding of what the stuff is really about. Continue reading Your heart is enough
This week, with temperatures dipping near zero, I put my Minnesota-ness to the test. Continue reading You can get cold again
Leaving our dog in the care of my mother-in-law forced me to recognize the futility of one of my most highly developed skills: worrying. Continue reading What, me worry?
When you’re asked “how are you,” what do you say these days? Sometimes I’ve answered, “Held together by duct tape.” But, big picture, that’s not really what’s holding me together … Continue reading How are you?
Born and raised a flatlander, I have always been awed by mountains, but sometimes they get in the way … Continue reading Joy No. 47
Is there a specific word for the joy we can feel when returning to a place that feels like — is — home? Continue reading Joy No. 46
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