Wisdom

Soar like the eagle you are :)

In honor of the Olympics kicking off today (Opening Ceremony is on live right now!!) AND Asher kicking off Day 1 of the Wisconsin 12&Under Long Course State Swimming Championship meet this afternoon, here’s a little inspirational story I saved the other day. (I have heard other, simpler versions of this story, but I like this one the best.) “A…

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Wisdom

Wisdom Wednesday & “This is Water”

The other day I received this great little story in 5 am Joel’s daily email*: There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, “Morning, boys. How’s the water?” And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and then eventually one of…

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Friday 5

Friday 5

1- OUR LIBRARY IS RE-OPENING FOR IN-PERSON BROWSING NEXT WEEK!!!!! This is a bigger deal to the kids even than to me. They have been dying to get back in the library. For me, I have a huge list of want-to-read books, so using the holds option has been decent enough. But they love to just browse, look at new…

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Weekends, Wisdom

African shoes, perspective + Saturday

I heard this great parable yesterday, so obviously I have to share, because as you know, I love parables. I’m pretty sure it’s one that many people have heard before, but I guess I never had. Two shoe salesmen go to Africa: Two shoe salesmen were sent to Africa in the early 1900s to see if there was a market…

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Friday 5

Friday 5- my week’s rating + quotes

Hey, Friday… welcome. 🙂 This week was kinda “meh” for me. Fine- nothing wrong, really, but my typical schedule was thrown off in one way or another most days + the frigid weather = literally trapped inside (i.e. no walks even! 🙁 ). I’ve just felt a little tired/lazy/unmotivated on the whole and would give the week a ~3/5 rating.…

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