Halloween Defiance

The one day of the year I willingly give my son a play hatchet (it’s not that harmful, don’t worry) as part of his costume and he refuses to use it. I’m constantly taking harmful objects from him that he’s trying to use as a hatchet or some sort of weapon but on Halloween, the … Read more

Learning the Art of Neighboring

In my travels to many places around the world there is something that I have learned, I have so much to learn; especially when it comes to hospitality, being a good neighbor and serving strangers. When I was in Africa I had a friend spend hours taking me to the market to buy ingredients, walk … Read more

My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Have you ever read Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day? I haven’t either for quite some time but just the title resonates with my day yesterday. Last week was incredibly full; full of some great things like going to campus to meet with students at Univ. of Portland, Halloween festivities and … Read more