Adventure, Amazon rainforest, Conservation, Magic, Our story, Parenting

We Are Wild Ones

Four years ago I made the journey from Canada to Peru with my six month old. We came back to our land after being away for a little more than half a year. We brought with us several packets of seeds and my heart was filled with hope. I find myself sharing this story often,… Continue reading We Are Wild Ones

Adventure, Agriculture, Amazon rainforest, Homeschooling, Our story, Parenting

Time Spins Us All

Can you count the ways we discuss the passage of time? "Time flies when you're having fun", "in the blink of an eye" are but two expressions that pop up. There are countless. Some of us look at wrist watches, some live in the moment, others watch the sun slide across the sky. For each… Continue reading Time Spins Us All

Adventure, Amazon rainforest, Magic, Our story, Parenting

Fast Friends with a Side of Birthday Cake

How do you know you have been missing something when you've never had it? For so many experiences you literally have to be living under a rock to be unaware of certain things. Even for our family living in a distant very rural area we are exposed to a world of possibilities. Some are unattainable… Continue reading Fast Friends with a Side of Birthday Cake

Adventure, Amazon rainforest, Conservation, Our story, Parenting

Search to Find Nothing/Something

I remember a time before the internet (yes, I am that old!) when research was a relatively simple process. You went to the library and looked through the catalogue. Notes in hand you were usually able to find some information. It may have been short blurb in an encyclopedia or if luck should have it… Continue reading Search to Find Nothing/Something

Adventure, Amazon rainforest, Our story, Parenting

The Clothes On Her Back

I recently started to pare down on the photos clogging up the memory on my computer. Going through the early shots here on the property got me thinking. As I made the tough decision on what to keep and what to tuck into an external hardrive I took a trip down memory lane. Seeing the… Continue reading The Clothes On Her Back