As a parent, you learn to make the most out of the rare moments of alone (or at least “child is distracted”) time. You can turn a 30-minute episode of Paw Patrol for them into a completed blog post for you. You figure out how long it takes the toddler to eat a snack and… Continue reading Finding “Me” Time Abroad
I had planned to craft this post last week when I was in Washington D.C. co-leading a group of 22 college sophomores around our nation’s capital. We left the hotel every morning by 8 a.m. and usually didn’t settle back in for the night until after 10 p.m. (I am just going to assume my… Continue reading Weekend Reads and Listens
With the exception of a new bed (thank goodness), my husband’s room at his parent’s house is pretty much unchanged since he last lived there 20 years ago. Panoramic class photos from high school are tacked on the wall, the fashion trends of the mid-1990s forever encapsulated. Signed baseballs, yearbooks and a C.S. Lewis series… Continue reading The Adventures We Choose
If there are two things I love, it’s writing and personality assessments. The scientific validity of these assessments, including the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, is always a matter of debate, but it’s hard to deny that it’s just damn fun to answer a few questions and generate a report telling you “who you are.” Maybe… Continue reading What Does Your Writing Say About You?