We spent the last several days at my parents farm in Kansas. Living in the middle of the prairie, a few years ago their farm was devastated by a huge grass fire. Although everything is coming back in the way nature does, my father has spent the last three years strategically planting hundreds of oak […]
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We just got back from a family trip to visit the coastal redwoods in Northern California for the first time. The minimal color palette of the forest, the smell of the needles and the fog, the peaceful immensity of the trees, all of these things have been resting in my sub-conscience and filling up my […]
August is here! We are settling into the hot end of summer, gearing back up for fall and all the new challenges that brings. I know so many of you are in places of worry and newness trying to navigate the right decisions in this time of unknowable futures. Hopefully this bright sunshine-y background can […]
Happy July friends! It’s hot! Ha! I find when I wake up in the morning that the cool morning air found inGrams every artist early summer is more and more fleeting. The grass in my yard is starting to feel crunchy underfoot as it retreats from the sun. And the kids beg for the cool […]
When we were kids, I remember going hiking in the Colorado wilderness and my dad teaching us how elevation maps worked. We would unroll the plastic coated guide throughout our adventure and watch how the landforms under our feet mirrored the fine lines on the map, leading us to new worlds. June is a month […]
2020 Free desktop Wallpaper by Betony Coons of Giants & Pilgrims
We have different seasons in our lives. Sometimes we are in chapters of new growth – sending out shoots, growing leaves, soaking up the sunshine. We build and stretch and expand. At other times, we bear fruit. After seasons of pooling energy and summers of sunshine into our growth, we produce beautiful things. We celebrate […]
Hello friends and unexpected homeschoolers! I have been homeschooling since my oldest was 5 and have found lots of great resources I have fallen in love with over the years. Since we are all in this harried social-isolation situation together, I thought I would share a couple of my favorite homeschool resources and ideas. I […]
2020 March Calendar Desktop and iPhone wallpaper by Betony Coons of Giants & Pilgrims