My 1st (Annual) Personal Wilderness Retreat

personal retreat

This was my wilderness “office” for a week: Now that our three kids are more or less independent (our youngest almost has his driver’s license), I wanted to try a solo wilderness retreat this summer. Since we’ve been blessed with a lease site at a small private campground on the Gunflint Trail (far northern Minnesota) … Read more

The Importance of Being Ernest

being earnest

I’ve never read or seen Oscar Wilde’s play, The Importance of Being Ernest, but saw the 2002 film with Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon and Judi Dench. If Wikipedia is any indication, the movie followed the storyline of the play quite well. It’s a silly story about deception. We know “earnest” means sincere. And the irony … Read more

Why I Love Working From Home

I know it’s not for everyone. But it IS for me! I’ve been working at home in part-time endeavors since 1994, shortly before our daughter was born. I had already been exploring work-at-home possibilities, knowing I’d want to be home with our baby, and the others who would join our family. It’s one of the … Read more