Category Archives: journey

Stalled

Stalled in so many ways!  Our fundraising has ground to a halt and house hunting isn’t turning up anything remotely relevant (but look at this neat 1850s log cabin for sale – too bad it would cost $$$ to move and … Continue reading

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The Boxcarkids Beyond the Box – Coming Home to a Home of our Own.

The Great Recession was rough on us.  If you’ve followed our story at www.theboxcarkids.net/wordpress at all you will know that.  A series of unexpected events and some very bad timing conspired to fracture our lives in some very basic and … Continue reading

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Stark Realization

Last week I attended the performance of a new play, written by a young playwright, at the university.  I won the tickets while listening to my local NPR station, and took my oldest daughter who is involved in theater.   It … Continue reading

Posted in breakdown, breakthrough, choices, Family, Future, growth, hope, hopelessness, journey | 10 Comments