This year my wife and I have been searching for peace. We have been trying to slow things down this season. We have spent a couple evenings listening to the Christmas carols on our iPod, lighting the candles and lanterns around the Nativity scene, enjoying the quiet serene, discussing little of the day's troubles, and … Continue reading Merry Christmas Eve
I know strange title, but today is Good Friday. The video has nothing to do with Easter, yet to post on Good Friday without even acknowledging my Christian roots and the traditional Passover, Crucifixion, and Resurrection of Jesus would be awful. To be honest, I don't post much about my faith on this website, but … Continue reading Peeping Tom’s and Easter Sunday
Off grid or on grid living; it makes no difference when troubles come. I believe we are judged by those around us, whether we like it or not, on how we handle the obstacles we face in life. What began as a series of posts to remember and share our vacation to the Medora Musical … Continue reading As I return home, an Appendix prepares to Leave.
Merry Christmas Eve to everyone. This is truly a blessed day at Living a Sustainable Dream. We are blessed to have both our parents visit for the Christmas Holiday. My son gets to know both sets of his grandparents on his Ma and Pa’s side. When I was his age, I was not so blessed. … Continue reading Christmas Eve… Enjoy the Moments
This year my wife and I recently returned to where we spent our honeymoon 23 years ago to see the sunset over the Oregon Coast again. My wife and I were so impressed by the sunset we felt like sharing it.
It feels like I have lived a year within the last couple of weeks. Two weeks ago I was celebrating my parents 50th anniversary on the Big Island in Hawaii. My credit card was shut down because I couldn't pass the company's security questions when I called to warn them I was in Hawaii. Last … Continue reading A year within a few weeks…
Happy 21st Anniversary to us! What a joy these past 21 years have been! We have stayed the course through the storms and doldrums of life. We enter in this marriage loaded with student loan debt and through the past 15 years have paid back what we owed and then some. We live a debt … Continue reading Despite life’s adversity; it has truly been a wonderful life.
This weekend my wife and I are putting the final touches on the house before we travel to Oregon to meet our new adopted son. We have never met before, and have not been allowed to talk to him via phone or Skype, which seems unusual. All he knows about us is what the social … Continue reading Our new son is coming home?