Road tripping France with Five Tips

July 26, 2014 in Europe, France, Inspiration

France is one of those countries that begs to be driven. The last time we were there, in 2008, we were on bicycles but it was February and the Mistral […]

Walking for a Cause: Genesis Community of the Arts

June 1, 2014 in Inspiration

I met Duane in a bar. I was out with my friend Chris, tucked into the corner of our favourite evening spot, next to the open fireplace, sharing a beer: […]

Mother’s Day: On loss, learning to mother & letting go

May 11, 2014 in Inspiration

“MOM!! WE HAVE HOOVES!!” Ez shouted, over the thunder of his feet pouring back down the stairs as he ran for the barn. We’ve been on calf watch every hour […]

What Roger said: On carrying things that get heavy

April 29, 2014 in Inspiration

Image credit Roger was sitting at my table, in the morning sun, chatting about the day’s plans when I found it: A cup I didn’t recognize, sitting in my cabinet. […]

Community: online vs “real world,” or is it?

April 13, 2014 in Education, Inspiration

One of the things we’re passionate about is community. It might seem strange to you, that people as transient as we are could be as community minded as we are. […]

The gift Shelby gave me

April 7, 2014 in Inspiration

Every now and then, a moment stops me in my tracks. Life trundles on around here: kids, studies, work, laundry, friends, family, adventures, guests, cooking, cleaning, packing, unpacking, continent hopping, […]

Preparing to take a cruise: I have questions!

April 1, 2014 in Inspiration

Image credit Okay, People, I need your help! In July, we’re taking a cruise as a family. I know, we don’t exactly seem like cruising people, do we? We’re more […]

Travel Fatigue: How to cope

March 18, 2014 in Inspiration

Any advice on fatigue from extended traveling with kids and how to cope with it? This was a question we received last week on the post I wrote about six […]

On Motherhood & Nurturing Dreams: For Kerri

March 3, 2014 in Education, Inspiration

Last week I wrote about Getting What You Want and the necessity of showing up and doing the work. It resonated with a few people and I got the usual […]

The Secret to Getting What You Want: Show Up

February 26, 2014 in Education, Inspiration

I spend a lot of time talking with people about their dreams We get email from people every day with “How to” type questions, as they embark on chasing a […]