#bethelight – Day 233 and 234

Yesterday I took Lilli, John, Lilli's friend and Jeff to the Portland area to see Mama Mia.  It was good to get out and do some socializing. Today I donated 90 minutes of my time to someone think about renting the stage some time next year.  Although she clearly didn't understand why policies are as… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 233 and 234

Family Friday

Summer is Officially Here… CET Has Started

It is hard to believe that the end of June is here.  I am realizing more and more that we aren't very good at taking time off and recreating.  Our "recreation" revolves around work... or so it seems. Lilli and I spent time together working at the high school.  She wanted to learn the sound… Continue reading Summer is Officially Here… CET Has Started

Theatre Thursday

Modeling Reality – Set Models

I am off and running on my next theatre adventure... Children's Educational Theatre (CET). I work as the Tech Director for CET. I am responsible for the set designs for 5 shows, lighting for 2 shows, and helping other tech staff getting their assigned jobs done (sound for 9 shows, props for 8 shows, puppets… Continue reading Modeling Reality – Set Models


#bethelight – Day 232

Every once in awhile I think it's important to surprise your kids with something nice. We were on our way to CET and I suddenly pulled into Dutch Brothers. Lilli loves to get a "freeze" at Dutch Brothers. There was a huge grin for that surprise. Also, I work for a program where I am… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 232

Warrior Wednesday

Warriors find the Good in Everyday.

The past 11 months has truly helped me change my perspective.  I am learning to adopt this motto nearly everyday: find the good in everyday. Finding the good means searching for happiness and positivist, big or small, no matter what is happening in your day. I get it... sometimes we all have a bad day. … Continue reading Warriors find the Good in Everyday.


#bethelight – Day 230 & 231

CET is off and running.  I am working on acts of kindness right and left.  A couple of things I have done to extend light to others this week... I shopped for supplies at a local lumber store.  It's cool to support someone local just out to make it and serve the community.  I started… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 230 & 231

Menu Monday

Lovin’ the Farmer’s Market

Okay... still no camera.  I can't record my meals.  However, I am still doing well enough.  Still eating salads.  Still eating fruits.  My favorites are the strawberries and raspberries from my own garden.  I've done better with reducing pastas and breads this week.  Dairy is still reasonable.  I only had a light Greek yogurt here… Continue reading Lovin’ the Farmer’s Market


#bethelight – 227, 228, 229

Time is flying!  Saturday, I stopped making models to drive my mom to Portland for an Andrea Buchelli concert.  My sister had purchased tickets to take her and my dad.  However, my dad wasn't feeling well and didn't Come... so I got the ticket.  I might have extended kindness by driving the freeways of Portland… Continue reading #bethelight – 227, 228, 229

Family Friday

Finally… a Boring Week

Gosh.  I wish I had pictures to show you our week... alas, I don't.  But we were busy. This was the first real week of summer.  I taught a bunch of voice lesson.  Lilli slept until noon nearly every day.  (Lucky girl).  Lilli and I did some spring cleaning.  We cleaned the front bathroom, the… Continue reading Finally… a Boring Week


#bethelight – Day 226

I have spent most of the day all be myself.  John and Lilli went for a hike.  I stayed home and worked on models for my up coming CET job.  I'm tired and it hasn't even started.  I succeeded in completing 2 out of the 4 models I need.  Two more tomorrow... around going to… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 226