The ocean speaks to me — with power, beauty, peace, fertility; and endless playful opportunity.
We all benefit when people are recognized for doing good work and showing concern and kindness. This recognition can come in many forms — a spoken remark, an e-mail or message, or a written note, Happy Notes.
#46–Watching for Birds
When I’m at home, and wherever I go I watch for birds. I love to see them, learn about them, and write about them.
#44– I’m Bored, What Should I Do?
It’s Spring Break. You and your family might be taking a trip. But if you’re not, your children might be saying, “I’m bored. What Should I do?” The phrase “I’m bored” is one of my least favorite things to hear from kids.
#42–I like Facebook.
Even though I sometimes hear negative comments about it, I like Facebook.
#41– Our Ancestors Had Dreams
I have been working on ancestry. I was struck with the idea that who I am has been influenced by the dreams of my ancestors.
#40–Nelly has a story.
Nelly has a story to tell, but she doesn’t yet have a book! Who knew that each of the ten pelicans in the Counting Book would have their own story?
#34 — My New Computer Came Today!
My old computer crashed! I had blog posts to write! Fortunately, My New Computer Came Today!
#33 — We’re Going To Build A Sandcastle!
It’s a blue-sky, sunny day and we are going to the beach. When we get there, we are going to build a sandcastle! It’s going to be fun!
#32 — New Technology, My Children, and Me
New Technology is everywhere! What can we do to prepare our children for a future we know nothing about?