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Our First Shiplap

We live in a cool old farm house. It’s one that my uncle, grandpa and great-grandpa built. Part of it is an old log cabin. Then they added on to that in the 1950’s. Then my dad started digging a basement out from underneath the log cabin, so grandpa finished it. Then they finished the upstairs in the 1960&#...

10 Reasons To Like The Rain

Yes, I recognize there are plenty of reasons to dislike rainy days. I also recognize there aren’t very many people like who like the rain. We live in the Pacific Northwest, where rain is a pretty regular part of our lives. As long as we aren’t experiencing “El Nino” or “The Blob”, we...

We Need To Stop Thinking With Our Feelings

Photo Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hanne_exurban/4423655940 The world around us is broken. It always has been. But, perhaps never more than now, are we able to see just how broken it is. I know, a lot of terrible things have happened throughout human history. But, as tragic as they were, most of them were d...