Welcoming Spring and Archiving the Memories and Music of Winter

I never appreciated spring until moving to Indiana and experiencing winter. In San Diego, the seasons are simply dates on a calendar and are indistinguishable from each other. But in the Midwest, spring feels like the reward for getting through winter. I’ve written before that January and February are not my favorite months. And while […]

Currently I’m …

I’m trying something new here on the blog, using the “currently” prompt. Feel free to play along in the comments, on your own blog or social media. Currently I’m … Inspired by … Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the Power of Narrative conference in Boston and it was phenomenal. The mission of […]

Catching Up

Yes, I realize I’ve been pretty much MIA for the last month. Life has been a bit hectic lately, which has kept me from writing here. I do miss this place and interacting with all of you. I have ideas for new posts and there are several musings in my head right now, so I […]

How to Trap a Leprechaun

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I don’t typically do much to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (other than the obligatory wearing of green). But for Sophie’s homework project this month, she had to create a leprechaun trap for school. After getting some Pinterest inspiration, Sophie decided to fill a jar with “gold” and attach a ladder so […]

2013: The Year in Photos

Thank you for reading Leah’s Thoughts and making 2013 an amazing year! See you in 2014!   

Wordless Wednesday: Sunflowers Growing Tall

This was the scene in our front yard. We planted giant sunflowers and they were truly a sight to see!  The sunflowers have since faded and tumbled down. Bryan and Sophie harvested the seeds. I can’t wait for the next bloom! Other posts you may like: Wordless Wednesday: Let’s Go Fly a Kite Wordless Wednesday: […]

Going on a Color Walk

An activity Sophie and I have been enjoying is our weekend walk around the neighborhood. Recently we decided to go on a Color Walk, after being inspired by this creative blog post. The idea behind the Color Walk was to find things in nature that matched different colors. First I got one of those plastic […]