How to Perpetuate Gratitude + the Thanksgiving Spirit

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, it is more important than ever that we reflect on what we are grateful for. The current state of our nation (rightly so) is truly frightening for many of our students and families who have been historically marginalized and politically disenfranchised. The work I do as an educator each day is […]

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Bright Prints to Inspire Action

Why is it that we mourn summer ending and fall beginning when fall provides the most beautiful backdrops? Well, I know, I know – the falling temps and early darkness are definite bummers for summer lovers but that doesn’t mean joyful, productive attitudes have to disappear too! My goal for this fall (and approaching winter, ahh!) […]

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Fall Fever

What do you do when you’re stuck in rainy Portland? Head for the high desert – Bend, OR! We took it upon ourselves to put Portland in the rearview mirror this past weekend and drive out to Bend. Bend is a perfect small town just on the other side of the Willamette Forest.Sunny skies, sweet […]

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