Celebrating Life

Celebrating Life

At least two momentous historical events occurred in 1912. The first, of course, is that the Titanic sank. The second is that a baby was born. The little one was named Fred Harlan Wheat. And that baby grew up to be, among other things, my dad. It is important to me to...
Sustaining Your Life: Restored by Beauty

Sustaining Your Life: Restored by Beauty

If any of you follow us on Instagram or Facebook, you may have seen some of the beauty we shared from our recent trip to Germany. Words like staggering, overwhelming, and amazing don’t do justice to the beauty of southern Germany. We were there to facilitate some...
Shiizakana: Make Your Own Creative Choice

Shiizakana: Make Your Own Creative Choice

I’ve been enjoying a Netflix series entitled, Chef’s Table. Each episode tells the story of a single chef. I’ve not experienced a documentary series quite like this. The cinematography is exceptionally beautiful, the storytelling compelling, and the food is unique and...
Lessons from 3,500 Feet

Lessons from 3,500 Feet

Last week we were able to spend some time visiting family near Sacramento, CA. We were there, in part, to celebrate Alan’s dad’s 80th birthday. It was a great milestone and fun to be together for such an occasion. Alan’s brother is an international pilot who owns a...
What Would Your “Ruins” Say About You?

What Would Your “Ruins” Say About You?

Recently, I went to an estate sale with one of my friends. We were excited about the deals we would find there, having checked out the contents online. We were in line with almost 100 people, all waiting to go on a treasure hunt. In fact, we were numbers 83 and 84 on...