A Sappy Love Story

I have a lot of good ideas! Yeah, that can come across as a bit of a boast, but it seems like my mind is always taking information in, processing it, connecting it to other things and then generating some idea. Wait! Isn’t that just called thinking?!? Ok, so I think a lot!    –     There, that sounds better,…


Our Go-To Salve

“You should put some salve on that!” Whenever anyone has any sort of cut, scrape, burn or skin ailment, those are the first words that everyone in our immediate and extended family have heard me say.  Hey, I can’t help myself, we have a salve that seems to be nothing short of miraculous. I have been known to slather this…


Healthy Homework

Homework!?  I used to hate homework. Yes, you may have noticed that I used the word “hate” right there. (I don’t use it often).  I use “hate”  because all my memories of homework are layered with feelings of dread, boredom, frustration, and annoyance.  The busy work that was labeled homework was often meaningless, and seldom (if ever) related to anything…