Here is one of my core beliefs: to improve parenting, learning, and taking care of yourself, make sure you go outside each day. Let nature nurture. Fresh air, sunshine, feet and hands in the dirt help cure a lot of what ails us. Need help with stress? Sleep? Moods? Take a walk. “In … Read more Don’t Forget to Go Outside!
Ukulele. Or maybe it’s the wine? The wine has loosened my tongue and inner editor. But the ukulele and my ukulele group have unleashed unbridled urges: to create, to sing, to express myself, to unite with other ukelele players, to uncover the hidden or scared musician wannabee. Well, ukulele and unschooling. Thank goodness I began … Read more Ukulele Unleashes Unbridled Urges
I was awed by Angela Blanchard when I heard her speak at Business Innovation Factory Summit #7. This morning I was re-inspired listening to her talk from TEDxHouston 2011. My head is spinning thinking about how to take what she’s learned about asset based community development and try it in other situations, and just how … Read more “You Can’t Build on Broken”
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
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