The beginnings of Dreamshare

Dreams are the foundation of all hope. Dreams grow in us, fill our hearts, give us courage, and lead us into the future. Dreams make us believe in the possibilities of tomorrow. (from sharemydream.org) It’s amazing what you learn when you ask children what their…

Fear not, even if I am a little crazy

Hello, day 5 of January blog a day. Today’s topic: Biggest fear. When I first started work in New Zealand, I wanted to impress my new team mates so I did the American thing — I had lots of meetings where I volunteered my expertise,…

Bucket list of (some un)realistic wishes

Writing for day three of January blog a day: Bucket list. Colin and I drove six hours last night from Seattle to Bend to visit his family for the week. Six hours in the car (minus thai food, coffee and a wife nap) and this…

OJ, cake, and anniversaries (#322-#388)

I promise blessings are more than a dime a dozen in my life. I’m just not extraordinarily blessed at thinking to write them down (last time I wrote directly about life’s gifts was March 5th). Although every time I take the time to do so,…

blog lately – v3, i4

Heaps of good stuff out there the last couple of weeks. Feeling loved by the interweb, the dreams of friends old and new, and the joy of end-of-work-week Fridays:) Cheers. xLindsey *          *          * Can’t resist sharing this with you first…. SOME SOCIAL MEDIA Two…

So long old dreams, hello new ones

There are few things that can motivate you as much as hope, love, faith and the eagerness of a dream. I should’ve written this post a couple of months ago when dreams were a visibly hot topic in my life. But I skipped the opportunity….

8th grade secrets to a success-bound life

Over the weekend, I received an email note inviting me to be a guest speaker in an 8th grade class about college-bound success. I came at the very kind recommendation of a good friend of mine who’s classroom sits back-to-back with the teacher of the…