My friend, Tasha, posed the question to her Facebook group, “What did you do for fun as a child?” For whatever reason, her question stayed with me all day. I kept running the question through my head trying to recall childhood memories of myself at play. I’m not sure why the question struck such a chord with me; maybe it’s because of the atrocities taking place in parts of the world – and here in the US.
One of the best gifts ever given to me by my monkey sister – aside from lifelong unconditional love and friendship – was an invitation to visit their little piece of paradise on the shores of the Sea of Cortez, near el Cardonal, Mexico. Okay, wait, that’s a complete lie. We invited ourselves, they really had very little say in the matter.
A package arrived yesterday. I’ve been eagerly anticipating it’s arrival. Inside there was a book and a pair of socks. It doesn’t take much to make me happy. But this was not just any book, nor just any pair of socks.
Five days and counting! There are just 5 days (well, day 5 is almost gone) left to enter our Great Southern Oregon Give-a-way. And since one of the prizes is a white water rafting trip on the Rogue River, I thought a little inspiration might just convince you to enter the contest and if you’ve already entered, here’s a glimpse of what you might win!
It’s a rare thing to have the inn to ourselves – very rare – but the other night I took the opportunity to actually sit in the unusually quiet dining room to work on my weekly menu planning while Abi watched the world cup soccer game back in our apartment. It’s true. I admit it. I could care less about watching the world cup soccer games. Am I the only one? Continue reading