Yūgen on the mountain

Profound, spiritual moments are rare. Many have never had one. And those that have, they are forever changed.

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Best. Trip. Ever.

When you travel, what really makes the trip? Is it where you go or the people you are with? Or maybe, if you’re like me, the food you eat?

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The NY Travel Saga

I should have known it was going to be a rough weekend when I left the house headed to the airport with my newborn son at 5:45am only to find that my car was mysteriously dead. And my husband had already left town the day before. And I had no…

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A walk through May

 May is a month of new and old for me. Today I’m taking you on a walk through memories of Mays past.               

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10 things that make me happy

Today’s Blog Every Day in May focus is Ten Things That Make Me Happy. It’s hard to narrow the things that make me happy down to just ten. So I decided that it couldn’t make the list if I didn’t have a photo for it. I figured that if it…

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Choosing Wifehood

I’m a wife.   I know that it is terribly non-feminist of me (by the popular definition of feminism although my definition of feminism is more along the lines of letting women choose what makes them happy rather than telling them what they should be doing to unsettle the oppressive patriarchy),…

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The Magic of Social Media

This summer I had the amazing opportunity to go to Memphis, Tennessee and present some of the awesome things we do at my school at the Lausanne Learning Institute. It was also a wonderful opportunity to hang out with my maid-of-honor/amazing best friend, LL. It was only a week before…

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Labor Day in CNY

I haven’t been home for Labor Day in almost 10 years. For a normal family, that wouldn’t be a huge deal. For my family, it is. Every year my parents throw a PAR-TAY on Labor Day weekend, and everyone comes. Dad makes his world famous (okay, maybe just locally famous,…

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More attempts at archery

My archery life has been pretty hit and miss over the past few weeks. With travel and the wedding and then more travel, it’s been hard to put away time for practice and improvement. All of my archery pals are still really supportive, but, since I’m not getting much practice…

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Weddings and honeymoons

So, I did it. I got married. And there is a long post coming all about the big day in the very near future. Everything went wonderfully well, and it was a beautiful and magical and all the things I/we hoped it would be. But I can’t post in detail…

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