GVRAT

If you have been following us for awhile you know that we love a good challenge. Okay, actually G loves challenges. I mostly get roped into them, but I will admit I have brought my fair share to the table. Back at the end of April, G sent me an email with a registration link…

For the first time…

When was the last time you did something for the first time? Gasp! I know! A friend posted this inquiry to Facebook a couple of weeks ago and it has been making a pinball machine out of my brain ever since. It just bounces around at will, finding new areas to disrupt and invite fresh…

Simple and Free: Month 5

Well, we finished our month on waste and from the reviews I am seeing from our little group, everyone made some changes.  Cloth napkins were purchased, recycling was amped up, we are learning to use more of what we already have rather than spending more on something new and this month definitely made us all…

Chalk Talk Buddy

A week ago I shared with you my penchant for sidewalk chalk. Since then it seems I have gained a chalk talk buddy. It all started after I spent a Friday evening writing the words of Cleo Wade on our driveway. The week leading up to this brought disastrous news of the natural kind in…

Freshman Year 2.0

Last year, some of us left our babies at college, cried and wondered what their first year would be like.  In our case, we left our daughter. Reese, in a college town that felt more like a ghost town than a bustling campus full of coeds.  Everything was cancelled. There were no football games, welcome concerts or…