My kids do not consume my life; I have a life of my own. My kids, though, are a bonus, a gift, and a pleasant distraction from all the other stuff that goes on in my life. I watch them, observe them, and admire them in so many ways. They are my children. I love them so profoundly, so deeply – and I like them too.
Archives for July 2013
What makes us so happy when our countryman wins a tournament, we make it to the world finals, and the weather is so wonderful? The answer, in part, is faith.
The author cites “the deliberate introduction of addictive additives into commercial bakery products” as one of the major causes of the food addiction she observed in her housemates.
Biking with Jizo has become a norm for me. Although I have to confess that I haven’t been so diligent in recent months and it’s starting to show. However, more often than not, I experience the like, don’t like, and neutral more clearly. Without a lot of getting lost in elaboration. Stinky alley. Don’t like. Fall leaves. Like. Dog in a yard. Neutral. End of story.
In the middle of the night they crept to her mother’s friend two doors away. They clung to each other for many long minutes, tears glistening in the starlight. “When I am a rich doctor in America I will come and get you,” Asya promised her mother.
Add this one to your bucket list folks! If you are cruising through Alaska, don’t miss flying up to a glacier and trying your hand at mushing a dog team across the glacial ice.
Acquiring a vacation property, or even a second home in general, is the dream of many Americans and just about every homeowner in the country. Obtaining the financing for a vacation property can be difficult for many, but there are several different ways to achieve that goal. Here are some of the things you need to know if you are planning on purchasing a vacation property through financing.
Having recently returned from our 2 week road trip with our dogs, here are a few thoughts on how we handle things with our dogs while we are on the road. All of the preparation and training helps, but you have to plan accordingly and make sure you take care of your dogs along the way!
Why do we grieve and who do we grieve for? Guest Author Shaun Carter ponders the place of death’s poignancy and its accompanying grief in all our lives.
When you choose to focus on the more subtle, but I’d argue deeper aspects of a person in the beginning, it’s much more likely that a first impression will be more useful. Here are some things I look for, just to give some examples: