“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.”
– Arthur Conan Doyle
Oh my goodness, y’all, I am wishing for a sunny day on my blue bicycle, breathing the salt air, and near enough to hear the ocean. This photo is a throwback from our last beach trip, but we’ve already planned our next visit!
from around the web
- 20 Questions I have for people who were in their 20’s before cell phones and internet :: I laughed. Seriously, life is soooo different now.
- Sweets for your Sweet :: It’s not to late to whip up something yummy, chocolately, (and not terribly bad for you) in time for Valentine’s.
- 2015 Free Days at Atlanta Museums and Attractions :: For my local friends, or anyone planning to visit soon, many of Atlanta’s best attractions offer FREE admission on certain days.
- 4 Tips for Raising Confident Girls :: “Finding out I was having a baby girl changed my whole life. At first I was terrified. I knew the sort of issues she might face, the kinds of self-limiting labels so thoughtlessly handed over…”
on the blog (in case you missed ’em):
right here at home
Homeschool-wise, nothing vastly exciting to report, which is entirely okay with me. We’ve enlisted a math-minded friend to help explain concepts that have had me and Kathryn both wanting to bang our heads on something; our workbox is still working well for Scout (who got a cute new ‘do this week!); and the boy is convinced that his upcoming 6th birthday means he will immediately become a 1st grader.
Piper starts obedience classes next week. This is a really good thing because a high-energy dog is challenging, and a smart one even more so. Example: she unzipped her bed before shredding the contents. And that was when I’d only left the house for 20 minutes!
Wife, mom, grandma. Introvert who finds joy in good books, sunshine, and authentic conversation. Fitness enthusiast and personal trainer. Often seen with a steaming mug of tea in hand.