Good Listening

I know I’m so late to this party, but in the past 18 months I have discovered just how wonderful podcasts are. They feel like the grown-up version of my childhood obsession with audio books.  I find it harder to fit audio books into my life these days, because an audio book is something I … More Good Listening

Bleak Midwinter

I gotta admit, I totally love the look Minnesota gets midwinter. Midwinter when it’s been a minute since we’ve gotten a blanket of fresh snow. Brownish-black trees with bare limbs reaching to the sky; a crunchy sheet of snow covering the ground, grey, and white, and taupe; overcast skies with biting-cold wind. It’s like a … More Bleak Midwinter

2017

Moments from 2017 I want to remember. Disclaimer just for myself: This is not an exhaustive list. Starting the first minutes of the year, curled up on the floor with Pancake, stupidly wearing matching outfits and laughing at life in general. The heart-wrenching pain of saying goodbye to Mum and Blade at the security gate, … More 2017

Terah’s Method of Handling the Last Three Months of Finishing Your Degree When You’re Completely Lacking Motivation

*Specifically when you are self-educating* #1 Change your laptop/computer background to a humorous photo of Keanu Reeves so you start your studies with a laugh.  #2 Study on comfy porch furniture so you soak up the sunshine and bird calls. #3 Motivational clapping/homeschool hi-fives before writing your papers. #4 Make Dodie Clark songs your study … More Terah’s Method of Handling the Last Three Months of Finishing Your Degree When You’re Completely Lacking Motivation

10,000+

I live in that place with over 10,000 lakes. It is my favorite thing about home. I love that I am guaranteed to drive past at least one lake no matter where I am going. I love how, for me, the lakes are the biggest markers of the changing seasons. They look different in Winter, … More 10,000+