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Kids

Lighthouse

Early morning before anyone was up, Vivi showed me how she learned to draw a lighthouse. Later, Sam and Kav were waiting for me after my run, full of goofball faces. Feeling more than grateful. The night before I read this: Studies have confirmed what’s pretty obvious – having children makes people even unhappier. But […]

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Misc Moving to Scotland

The rainbow

This week I saw the biggest, fullest, brightest rainbow I’d ever seen. It was a proper half circle, with none of those slightly weak colored gaps in it that you usually see in rainbows. Full color all the way around. It was at the end of my run that it appeared, and I had to […]

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What I learned last week

What I learned last week (#52)

Learned last week: Giving thanks travels well, boiled water should not be wasted, another best books list, and more!

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Misc

Not yet

I’ve really started to enjoy the short time I get at the mid-point of my run, looking out at the well-attended graves. “Not me,” I think to myself, “not yet.” It’s my own memento mori.

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Moving to Scotland

Most things remain to be done

In between the constant doing-stuff/busy-ness of moving there have been many glimpses of why we came here and what awaits us when we pause and look around. Isn’t that the point?