Author: daphne


That Extraordinary Humdrum Life

“Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives.” So the beginning of William Martin’s poem reminds us all in his book, “The Parent’s Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for Modern Parents.” I love this poem. It is honest and, I think, it is the exact premise behind living …
Family Meditation

The Start Of My Gratitude Album

It was brought to my heart’s attention today that I needed to write. After all, it is Mother’s Day, a joy of all joy days, the day where mothers like myself celebrate the deepest truths about our existence – that we are here to give love, to be loved, to …
Family Travel

When A Hero’s Journey Involves A Pop-Up Camper

I know. I’ll be the first to tell you that pop-up campers are not exactly the stuff fairy tales are made of. The greatest romances of our time did not exactly involve a tent on wheels. But bear with me one moment, leave all sensibilities at the removeable pop-up door …