An Adventure A Day

Because "life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all" – Helen Keller

What is it that creates a home when home is continuously changing? It is the sense of comfort, the material safety of being surrounded by the things and people who provide continuity from one place to another. In Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie, she remarks that “it was nice to be living in a …

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Friday Photo: Change

October 2, 2015

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different…”  C. S. Lewis

Change. So much is held in this one small word. One word that can simultaneously represent fear, excitement, anxiety, anticipation, dread, happiness, sadness, gain, and loss. They are found in each passing year, season, day, each moment. Some slip quietly by, unnoticed. Others immediately alter your world. Change is a challenge, change is an opportunity. It is an inevitability that is always just around the next corner. This week, the them of the WordPress photo challenge is Change. I thought for this challenge I would share just a few pictures from a handful of the places I’ve called home over the years. Home, a constant for many, is an ever-changing entity for my family. For us, change is all of those emotions, and more. Change is home.

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Most summers, home is the place we do laundry between travel adventures. Most summers we sleep in hotels, live out of a suitcase and rarely stock our refrigerator. This summer was different. Over the past four summers, we’ve accumulated a long list of travels. This year, we travelled in the spring, but this summer we …

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