189 Days Ago I Made Predictions About Our Unpredictable Life, See If They Came True

“The Fortune Teller” Surreal oils on canvas painting of an African fortune teller by Angu Walters

On January 22, 2014, I wrote a post predicting what our lives would look like 189 days later. That would be today.

Our lives are quite unpredictable caused by our surrender to God so I actually had no idea what they would look like but I gave it a go to “predict” some possible scenarios. Continue reading

A Harvest Gift From Rural India

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Indian women harvesting mung beans by hand

Last summer when we were living in India, one day we decided to go for a walk.

When we got to the field after crossing the train tracks, we saw some women, men and children working in the field. It seemed they were harvesting. One of the women motioned me to come and offered me some of their harvest.They were some kind of beans in a skinny green pod. She gave me a bunch and I put them in my small bag which was already pretty full. It was a very kind gesture. I just love when language is not a barrier.

Josh and I continued our walk and I wished I had taken some photos of the moment.

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Homemade Toasted Oat and Coconut Muesli + $10 OFF VITACOST

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Layers of toasted coconut, crystallized ginger, dark chocolate almonds, spices, and chia seeds to be combined with toasted oats.

This is my husband’s new favorite breakfast. You could call it muesli or overnight oats. It’s very simple to make and to prepare; just assemble the night before and enjoy the next morning at home, on the go or at work.  Continue reading

Fire Art and Summer S’mores

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About three weeks ago we stayed two nights at an amazing airbnb in Washington and had s’mores outside in the fire pit.

The fire was dancing all night and making art. If you look closely, you can find a different “painting” on each of the close up fire pictures. There are some medieval battles, some nudes and some abstracts. At least that’s what I saw! Give it a go. Continue reading

The Fish Bus of Oregon With Capt. Jonny

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In an old school bus festooned with colorful fisherman artifacts, Jonny Rush brings his fresh-frozen, organic fish to customers around Oregon.

For the past 18 years, Rush, who goes by the name “Capt. Jonny,” has been buying fish in bulk from commercial suppliers and selling it in towns across Oregon.

Capt. Jonny sells halibut, sea bass, ling cod and salmon. Continue reading