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I Am Not a World-Changer

Growing up, I was a bit awkward to say the least. I didn't quite fit into the stereotypical boxes of a girl from southern California. I hung out with most cliques at some time or another: the athletes, the nerds, the skater kids, the popular crowd, and the loners (yes, I hung out by myself… Continue reading I Am Not a World-Changer

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ROOTED IN LOVE

What is my life rooted in? It seems I have been asking myself this question quite a lot lately after writing Roots & Prunes. So for the last few days I've been doing a bit of digging to see what lies beneath the surface of my own heart. Some call it "soul searching." I call… Continue reading ROOTED IN LOVE

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Roots & Prunes

I used to believe I had it all together. I had a schedule to follow, obligations to keep, things to arrange. I was someone and what I did was important. This all changed when Andy and I moved and I began looking for a new job. I assumed that employers would see that I was… Continue reading Roots & Prunes

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Mountain-Top Moments: Thoughts on Perspective

Just a note of encouragement for today: On a particular hike up a mountain in New Zealand, Andy and I came close to what we thought was the summit. Suddenly the path veered away and began leading us in an entirely different direction. I felt discouraged and even frustrated because the summit we had bypassed… Continue reading Mountain-Top Moments: Thoughts on Perspective

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Yosemite: Not Even Slightly Overrated

Happy December!!! Friends, it is SO good that you are here today. And can I just say that I am STOKED for this holiday season and ringing in the new year! 2018 we are ready for you (almost)! Thinking back at 2017, though, I must admit that Andy and I have made some pretty amazing… Continue reading Yosemite: Not Even Slightly Overrated

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This Grand Masterpiece

Hi friends! Happy one year anniversary to us! It has been a whole year since we have begun this darling adventure together and it has been amazing! So thank you for being up for the adventure! It is SO good for you to be here and this place would definitely not be the same without… Continue reading This Grand Masterpiece

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Eyes Wide Open

Hello friends! I hope that you had an entirely delightful weekend and that your week is off to a great start! Wow it is already Tuesday and this week is just flying by like none other. But alas. Here I am and here you are and we are here together. And it is SO good… Continue reading Eyes Wide Open

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This Too Shall Pass

Hi friends! I hope all is well with you wherever you are today. It is SO good for you to be here. This place just would not be the same without you. Welcome, welcome! I don't know if you can resonate with this, but can I just say that I feel like it is time...… Continue reading This Too Shall Pass

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Paddles Up: Canoeing Adventures in the North

Happy Sunday everyone and welcome back to This Darling Adventure! The snow is still falling up here in the North and my husband and I just enjoyed some delicious Harvest Chicken Lentil Chili. I know it sounds fab, but trust me when I say that it tastes even better. And it was absolutely perfect on… Continue reading Paddles Up: Canoeing Adventures in the North

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Take Time for Detours

Happy Halloween everyone and welcome to another week here on This Darling Adventure! It is SO good that you are here! A few days ago we received our first big dumping of snow here in the North and boy howdy has it been beautiful. There is a sort of excitement in the air for the… Continue reading Take Time for Detours