Moving Forward: Vacation Highlights

It’s been eight years since Keith and I went for a vacation for more than four days, just the two of us, just for relaxation and fun. It was time. We went to Ashland, Oregon, had a wonderful and restful time at the beautiful Ashland Creek Inn. Then we headed a few hours south to sunny Redding California. Our main reason for going there was to visit Bethel Church. We were not disappointed! Joy! Then we headed up to a favorite spot in Cannon Beach Oregon. It was blustery outside and cozy inside. We had the best dinner at The… Read More

Go for it! PLAY!

I was thinking how a child’s work is really to play. They have a sense of wonder, enthusiasm. They tend to turn everything into some sort of game. Our grandson at three-years-old would say, “I have an idea…” He said it often when he wanted us to do something with him that he thought was fun. It also meant he was open to our ideas and was definitely up for negotiation (He got that trait from his Grandpa and Daddy). It was a good opening for conversation and fun. Win/win… i love that. I wanted that kind of enthusiasm for… Read More