January Tips: Skis, Snowballs & Kale Salad

January Tips: Skis, Snowballs & Kale Salad

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family, For the first time in over a decade, I don’t have alliteration in my subject line. I blew it on kale. That is because I realized I MUST share the recipe for my absolute favorite salad (often made around the holidays, but...
December Tips: Stephen King, Stomach Bugs & Surgery

December Tips: Stephen King, Stomach Bugs & Surgery

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family Every once in a while, it feels like a good time to clear up any possible misconceptions about how things go here in the Together house. Yes, tweens and teens have bins for gloves and mittens, and art supplies are decently...
Peek at the Week: Using Google to the Max

Peek at the Week: Using Google to the Max

In one of my year-long Together Leader courses, we got deep on weekly planning and the power of Google last week. I mean, we went full on nerd-fest with a group of school leaders in rural Idaho, complete with screen sharing and deeply pondering how using technology...
November Tips: Grisham, Gingerbread, and Guide-to-Me

November Tips: Grisham, Gingerbread, and Guide-to-Me

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family First of all, thanks for your grace and love notes from my non-newsletter last month. It was delightful to hear from so many of you personally. Our Big Blended Family escaped to my second favorite place on earth (the shores of...
Thinking Ahead: When do YOU Look to 2023?

Thinking Ahead: When do YOU Look to 2023?

Has anyone else hit the “I’ll circle around in the new year” mode yet? I think I’m THERE. If my Amazon order history tells me anything, it is that right around Halloween, my brain actively starts scanning into 2023. I don’t have it in my calendar to order the new wall...