This week has been all about connecting: with family, with a close friend and with myself. My gratitude list this week is full of great conversations. What are you loving these days? Share your love list with me here or on twitter. I'd love to find out what you're grateful for.
Here in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area, we've been reveling in the near-80-degree temperatures this past week. The gift of warm weather tends to make everything a bit more pleasant. Here's what I've been appreciating: bike riding and ice cream eating with family, date night with my husband and awesomeness from my kids. What are you loving these days? I'd love to find out what you're grateful for.
Though October has barely begun, it will pass swiftly. Each day on the October calendar seems to be full already. A few ways in which my time has been filled include exploring The Girl Effect opposition, learning the value of mapped to-do lists and sharing resources on meditation. What have you been exploring or learning? What do you have to share, (etc.)?
The Girl Effect is the unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world. Capable of improving the standard of living in the developing world, adolescent girls can serve as change agents but are often overlooked in their societies and in our media. The Girl Effect Blogging Campaign aims to raise grass roots awareness about the importance of investing in girls’ education in the developing world.
Today's Music Monday post shares songs featuring flamenco clapping accompaniment, or palmas. Enjoy songs from Calexico, Iron & Wine and Dessa. What unexpected elements do you like to hear in contemporary music?