Caring for Extroverts During Social Distancing

You may have seen the jokes on social media. Introverts: Check on your extrovert friends. They are NOT OK! Meanwhile, the introverts are joking that extroverts finally get a taste of what it’s like to live in a world built for the other personality type. We talked to...

4 Ways to (Maybe) Connect With Teens During the Pandemic

If you had told me a month ago that my son would show even the slightest bit of interest in participating in an all-hands housecleaning effort, I wouldn't have believed you. But these are not normal times. It was the suggestion of this exact activity that somehow...

Two Worlds One Life

This story follows a day in the life of Rachel Auestad as she chronicles the balance between caring for a farm while working a full-time job in the city.  Rays of sunlight slowly seep through cracks in the blinds, and the echo of the roosters’ crowing...

Foster a Pet While Social Distancing

The COVID-19 crisis has some animal shelters and rescues struggling to care for pets. So, in this period of working and self-isolating at home, what better time to foster a dog or cat? You’ll be helping the community and bringing joy to your home. If you’ve...

European Destinations Right Here in the Pacific Northwest

If you’re yearning for a unique getaway, you can plan a visit to a charming town that offers a little taste of Europe right here in the Northwest. Just wait until after the COVID-19 crisis is over to visit, of course. Poulsbo Velkommen til Poulsbo! This town...