Five Good Things

Five good things,  I tell my daughter as she leaves for school.  Because the weight of Twelve drags heavy on her shoulders lately, especially in the mornings, more of a burden than the overladen backpack middle school requires.  See if you can see five good things as you walk to school this morning.   Earlier,Continue reading “Five Good Things”

The End of the World as We Know It?

So… Elder Girleen’s elementary school is holding a Walk to School Day next month. Because… Well, you know.  Kids don’t.  Walk to school. We don’t.  Our excuse:  we live 2.14 miles from school, and there’s no bus (another story).  I tell myself that if we lived only a tenth of a mile  from school, we would,Continue reading “The End of the World as We Know It?”