Tag Archive: School

From Black Friday to Giving Tuesday

For the last couple of days I have been getting emails in my inbox that are disturbing. About Black Friday.  I don’t like the name. It sounds like a horror movie. Like something bad is going to happen that day. And I guess, something bad will happen. Millions of people... Read More

November 26, 2013 Leave your thoughts

To become, not to be

I have gotten myself elected into the PTA. Not that there is a rush of people who want the honor. Still, as I sat at our first meeting last night I had the time to reflect on why I wanted to be there. What do I want to contribute to... Read More

August 21, 2013 1 Comment

Free, full lives for the children in Burma?

Tonight I went to the Friends’ church of Fairbanks annual fundraiser for Partners. It was a great event. This is the story I shared: Emily Paw was three. She wore a bracelet and two ankle bracelets. Her hair had small curls. I took a dress out from my bag and... Read More

October 1, 2011 5 Comments

Learning about Gandhi Di Lama and other heroes

Over the years my girls have worked on numerous projects at school. So many late nights, tears, last minute scrambles to get the paper ready in time, frantic searches on the internet and in books, lost notes, printers that won’t work and me pulling my hair out while I try... Read More

June 3, 2011 1 Comment

Does God care about science books?

Something so cool happened this morning. Mornings are, as you know, challenging. Getting ready for work and school, fixing lunches, finding the erasers, packing the PE bag—it causes stress, even for the dog. In our house right now there are added elements of stress: The stuff is still in boxes,... Read More

May 6, 2011 3 Comments