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I recently attended a symphony of a composer I know almost nothing about.
The composer’s name is Gustav Mahler, and all I really know about him is that my son likes his music so much that he talked our entire family into going to LA to attend a series of concerts featuring his works. Read more >>… Read More
I had a date with James Bond, so why was I wasting time bargain hunting at Chico’s?
One of the most enjoyable kinds of journaling is anecdotal—the interesting stories that give you behind-the-scenes facts, especially the kind that make you grin.
A short anecdote often tells more about you or a loved than straight journaling.
For example, if I simply told what we did on our 29th anniversary, it would remind us of the day, and the photos would add another dimension, but it wouldn’t give a true picture of what really went on. Read more >>… Read More
I know I said I would never rock climb.
But it was a beautiful, late summer kind of day with a hint of woodsmoke in the air, and rain was predicted for the next several days, so Charlie, Caleb, and Allison decided to go bouldering at Rocky Butte.
Bouldering is where you climb horizontally along a wall of rock not too far from the ground, so you don’t need to harness up. The most you’d fall is about four feet.