This birch painting graces the wall of our dining room, and I just freaking love it. Want to know a secret? I painted it with a credit card.
After every one of our weekend hikes I remind myself that when I need to chill out, I need to get outside. Nature relaxes me every time. Thankfully my troop loves the wilderness as much as I do.
This new mama finally gets it: parenting requires super powers. How else can you get so much accomplished on so little sleep?
This Superman painting is an oldie but a goodie, and my little tribute to parents, especially Dustin. Here’s to super humans making super humans!
Did you know that singing to the Northern Lights makes them dance? The Inuit have been singing at the lights for generations. So when I got to see them in Iqaluit, Nunavut for the first time, I had to try it. And when I say I had to, I mean I really HAD to. I was overwhelmed by the beauty of it all. I was all-in, unedited, and giggling at the top of the world. The more I laughed and sang the more they danced. It was life changing.
Today Charlie Rose is 3 months old. I’m still giggling at the beauty of everything.
Stop glorifying busy, and start making time for what you love. Or in other words, take your pleasure seriously. Thanks Charles Eames for the quote!
And with that, we’re off to San Francisco for a little family R&R.
This painting is my thank you to the gentle giant I met in Hall Beach, Nunavut during my first and likely last chance to see a polar bear in its natural habitat.
Every day our bears are travelling farther to find sea ice they can hunt on and are unfortunately being pushed into towns to find food and often their demise.
This was true for the boy I saw. There is one less giant in the world and that breaks my heart. This one is for him.