Unplugging Solves Most Problems

October was a flurry of activity especially compared to 2020, which was essentially lacking in any activity or flurry. My niece, Lowi’s daughter, got married in Arkansas. I have been working on some ideas for future projects and then we ran a half-marathon in Lula Lake Land Trust last weekend. It doesn’t make for an…

A Year of Friday Fun!

Today is our final installment of our birthday look-back. We are highlighting what we think are some of our best that we shared on Fridays in the last year. I think it’s safe to say that the first one on the list, if not the best blog, is by far the best headline we’ve had…

Sometimes Gratitude Starts with Letting the Light in

“My belief is that when you’re telling the truth, you’re close to God. If you say to God, “I am exhausted and depressed beyond words, and I don’t like You at all right now, and I recoil from most people who believe in You,” that might be the most honest thing you’ve ever said. If…

L&G Morsels: Anne Lamott, we love you!

Anne Lamott’s Facebook post from May 12, 2014 There’s a whole chapter on perfectionism in Bird by Bird, because it is the great enemy of the writer, and of life, our sweet messy beautiful screwed up human lives. It is the voice of the oppressor. It will keep you very scared and restless your entire…