Reading Incentive

My kids love to read. So I don’t worry about them not reading or not reading enough.  But I am concerned that they don’t read broadly enough. They read almost exclusively fiction. I am a nonfiction reader.  I wanted to encourage them to read more nonfiction books, especially biographies. I think at this young age,…
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Living Food

    Today I found in my basement two cabbages I bought at Farmer’s Market. Back in October 2009, I bought quite a few of cabbages at Farmer’s Market when the produce was fresh and the price was unbeatable. These are the last two left. As you can see from the pictures, the cabbages are…
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What Dads And Moms Need To Know

I recently read the book “What Dads Need to know about Daughters / What Moms Need to know about Sons” by John and Helen Burns. The Burns are internationally known speakers on marriage, family, and relationships. They also pastor Relate Church, a thriving family church with three worship centres in the Vancouver area. The book…
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Intentional Living & Valentine Contest

I don’t watch TV, but I like to listen to talk shows on radio. My favorite radio station is KTIS AM 900 Faith Radio in Twin Cities. My radio at home, in my office or in my car is set to this station all the time. One of my favorite talk shows is Intentional Living…
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Mindfulness In Practice

Every night after I say "Good night. I love you!" to my kids, I usually hurry to the computer room to do my stuff, i. e., emailing, reading and writing. But last night, after my son Andy went to bed and I said "Good night. I love you!" I stayed and sat down next to…
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