Helping People Learn

I am a teacher at heart… I really enjoy helping people learn new things. Actually, I enjoy helping people learn how to DO things. For themselves. I believe this approach was something I learned from my dad. He never told us what to do. He always asked us “what do you think you should do?”…

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It’s no secret…

We are very open about the fact that we are moving back to Alaska. The original plan was to leave by May of 2016. Not gonna happen. 😕 Things happen. Sometimes they happen and aren’t what you were planning. In my case, I lost my high paying job (which was a blessing) and took a…

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Cropping Assignment Progress… And other stuff

Well, I am happy to report that my seeds germinated… Yeah me!!! In the first week after germination they are doing well. I keep a daily written and photo log to track their progress and in the next few weeks I’ll be adding two more crops to my daily activities. My work is more detailed…

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The Importance of Family… In what ever form

Merry Christmas from our family to yours… Another year is coming to a close. I feel so blessed to be surrounded by loving family and friends. We spent last night laughing and telling stories. I love my family. Family is not always blood. Family are those people whom you hold dear. Friends, loved ones and…

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A Picture of A Different Life

Originally posted on permaramblings:
Modern Western society is focused on the short term pursuit of sufficient income to have a “good” standard of living. The longest term anyone ever really thinks about is the life of their mortgage, if they happen to have one. Many people have a severely limited income, they only look as…

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2014 – OMG what happened!

I have NO IDEA where 2014 went… absolutely NONE!  I sit here scratching my head, looking around the mess that is this house and wonder what happened.  It isn’t like Fred and I went out and played (okay well maybe we played a little). We actually worked – A LOT! As for me, I spent…

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