J is for Journey

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School.  Brought to You by the Letter J.  Journey. Journey within and beyond. “Journey from the self to the Self and find the mine of gold. Leave behind what is sour and bitter and move toward the sweet. “         Rumi Judge thoughtfully which goals, influences, … Read more J is for Journey

B is for Begin

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School.  Brought to You by the Letter B.  Begin. Start. Pick something you’ve always  wanted to learn or just recently have a passing interest in, and get going. Something you are curious about?  Something your child asks?  Whatever the subject, Begin. No excuses. It doesn’t have  to be … Read more B is for Begin

Banish the Blues with Dr. Uke

Today when I saw several posts /tweets about feeling negative, frustrated or stuck, I could relate. No matter how wonderful life is, there is always room to grow. I’ve been in transition for the past few years, with my child heading out into the world and the new responsibilities of caring for my mom. Empty … Read more Banish the Blues with Dr. Uke

Garden Epiphanies

  I’ve been working in the garden these past few days of unseasonal warmth and dryness. After two weeks of illness I really wanted to be out and moving in the sun. I wanted to DO something where I could immediately SEE the results. I started on the weeds: onethera, bermuda grass, morning glory, and … Read more Garden Epiphanies

Sharing Meals, Building Community

What more can you ask for? Good company, good food, good conversation. A means of nourishing our bodies as well as our souls. For me there is no better way to introduce new people and nurture ongoing relationships than sharing meals with friends. Depending on your group you can celebrate milestones, commiserate and support each … Read more Sharing Meals, Building Community