This Monday something extraordinary is happening – for a few minutes in the middle of the day, the moon will completely block out the sun.
We’ve had three Colombian exchange students staying with us for the better part of the summer. As their time with us is drawing to a close, I find myself becoming more and more nostalgic. I remember when they first arrived in our apartment. The first few mornings, I offered to drive them to work, just… Read More A call to let your heart expand
A long time ago, I read a story about a little boy and thousands of lost starfish. Some sort of tragedy had happened – I don’t remember what it was at this point – and countless starfish had been stranded on the beach. With no way to get back to the water, they were all… Read More Finding your starfish
Well, summer is definitely winding down. Most teachers are already back at school, and their students will be following them soon. While I will miss the lazy afternoons spent by the pool, I’m not too heartbroken, since fall is far and above my favorite season of the year. The change of season means it’s time… Read More Fall bucket list
Happy independence day! Whenever I think of the fourth of July, I always think of one thing – fireworks. Curious how other countries celebrate their independence day? Click here for the 8 most interesting independence day traditions around the world.
Our nation’s birthday is just around the corner! Many people enjoy celebrating this holiday quietly with friends or family. If that’s you, more power to you. However, many others like to go out and enjoy, among many other things, a big fireworks display on independence day. If that’s you, I’ve already done the legwork for… Read More Things to do in Atlanta for the 4th of July
This world can be an ugly place. News outlets bombard us with evidence of this at a frightening rate. Civil wars tearing whole countries apart. Bombs targeted at innocent civilians. Millions of refugees with nowhere to go. Children stolen from their parents, or even sold by their parents. Some of it is true, much of… Read More Living life in technicolor
As I was writing Tuesday’s post, my mind was filled with all of the potential objections against the idea of combining the various areas of one’s life.
I once heard a comedian describe the difference between how men and women think with a very vivid word picture. Men, he said, have very compartmentalized brains. They think about one thing, and when they’re done with that they move on to the next thing. The different streams of thought in their brains rarely ever mix,… Read More My quest for a spaghetti life
Can you believe that Father’s day is just around the corner? Perhaps, like many of us, it’s snuck up on you, in which case let this serve as your friendly reminder :). I often feel like dads get a bum deal when it comes to celebratory holidays in their honor. On mother’s day, moms get… Read More Don’t forget to show dads some love