I am a beach girl, all about toes-in-sand over body-in-water (although I have heard stories of little me evading my parents' grasp and running headlong into the waves, fully dressed and shrieking with delight). With proximity to the shore, I breathe differently: deeper, more fully, relaxed. Robinson Jeffers wrote, "The tides are in our veins," and I … Continue reading Thankful Thursday – Beach Therapy
Me: You know what day it is? Tween: No, what? Me: Thankful Thursday. Tween: Oh, awesome! Awesome indeed. Actually, everyday of this spring break staycation has been awesome. Tween and I have played and read, repeat repeat repeat. We are almost done with Shel Silverstein's Everything On It, and about halfway through Neil Gaiman's The … Continue reading Thankful Thursday – Spring Break 2016
For Monday morning of Spring Break, Tween requested ice cream for breakfast. Of course he did. What kid wouldn't want an ice cream treat for breakfast? We're enjoying a staycation while the rest of the family travels the world. That might not sound fair, but it's just the right speed for the two of us … Continue reading Meatless Monday – Pancakes!
Amor Ministries has been organizing groups to build houses in Mexico for 30 years. Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church has been taking high school students and adults to build houses in Mexico during spring break for 25 years. Pastor Dave knows just how life-changing this experience can be - he has spent spring break building homes in Mexico since he … Continue reading Mexico: A Quick Glimpse