Creating Thanksgiving Traditions Abroad

Creating Thanksgiving Traditions Abroad - Mud Hut Mama

On the last Monday of each month Lori at Write Mind Open Heart posts about a perfect moment she has had. She says, “it is about noticing a perfect moment rather than creating one.” I really love the idea of being mindful of perfect moments and dwelling on them when they happen so please see mine below. To read other perfect moments or to link up your own visit Lori’s post. This was the first year I’ve celebrated Thanksgiving since 2008 when I was in the States, just before moving back to Zambia. The following three years there were no other Americans around to celebrate with and since my husband doesn’t like turkey (I know he’s weird) and it hasn’t been easy to get a […] Read more »

Cabbage Patch Kids and a Perfect Moment

Cabbage Patch Kids

On the last Monday of each month Lori at Write Mind Open Heart posts about a perfect moment she has had. She says, “it is about noticing a perfect moment rather than creating one.” I really love the idea of being mindful of perfect moments and dwelling on them when they happen so please see mine below. To read other perfect moments or to link up your own visit Lori’s post. Do you remember the Cabbage Patch Kid craze of the 1980’s? I think I was about eight years old when I really, really wanted a Cabbage Patch Kid for Christmas. I knew they were hard to come by but I figured Santa’s elves would be working overtime and I was hopeful. When my parents […] Read more »

Power Outage: A Perfect Moment

Kooks Power Outage

On the last Monday of each month Lori at Write Mind Open Heart posts about a perfect moment she has had. She says, “it is about noticing a perfect moment rather than creating one.” I really love the idea of being mindful of perfect moments and dwelling on them when they happen, so this month I am participating. To read other perfect moments or to link up your own, visit Lori’s post. The electricity (and sometimes lack there of) at the conservation project here has been a real adjustment for me. Other projects we have worked with have used solar power and have been off the grid so as long as you managed your power, you were never without it. When we have worked in […] Read more »