Little Free Library

My mother passed away five years ago and we had been thinking about how we could best honor her memory. She was an avid reader and instilled that thirst for reading in her four children and seven grandchildren. We read an article about the Little Free Library program in Parade magazine and decided that would […]

Afraid to fail

You’ve likely heard the oft-repeated expression, “What would you attempt to do if you knew you couldn’t fail?” In other words, it is a fear of failure that keeps us ¬†from reaching beyond our comfort zone and realizing our full potential. While fear of failure can be a negative, I choose to look at it […]

The price of courage

Yesterday as we were getting ready for a short getaway to celebrate my husband’s birthday, we heard about the tragedy of the Granite Mountain Hot Shot fire crew. 19 of their 20 members were killed when they were apparently overrun by the Yarnell Fire in Arizona. These courageous young men, whose ages ranged from 21 […]