Taking a day off from projects at home this past weekend, we hit the interstate and drove a few hours to Lake Superior’s North Shore. I expected to return home feeling rejuvenated but was surprised to come home with a few more lessons in my hiking pack. My question for you today: What is your heart telling you?
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Today, my grandma would have been 101 years old. Thinking about visiting her, I found myself focusing on cool items in her house: the black rotary phone, the old wringer washer and the kitchen's treasures. What are your favorite childhood memories from visiting your grandparents?
In passing on these treasured family recipes for angel food cake, pie pastry, cookies and bread, I honor the work and the art my loved ones have, for generations, poured into their baked-from-scratch bites of love. Happy Valentines Day, everyone.
My grandma's sister Elaine turned 91 last month at her home near the Gulf Coast of Florida. Simply put, Elaine is a family legend. Many of us admire Elaine's sharp intelligence, her incredible memory and her inspiring travel experiences. I have been blessed to have been one of Elaine’s pen pals and am grateful to have known this generous, intelligent and delightful woman.
One of my daughters doesn't like to hike. Do you have a family member who doesn't enjoy the same activities as everyone else? What solutions have you found to keep having fun together? I'd love to hear your suggestions.