Author Archives: HeatherK

About HeatherK

joke teller. tea drinker. npr listener. baby kisser.

March Lake

After a week of 80 degree days (and one 80 degree night inside our second story apartment!) it shocks my system to look back on pictures of ice from our March trip. And it reminds me that everything is temporary … Continue reading

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Paleo-ish

I used to be a vegetarian and would laugh when people would say things like, “I’m a vegetarian too! Except for turkey and bacon. And sometimes chicken.”  Similarly, I feel like I eat a Paleo diet, except for doughnuts and … Continue reading

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Double Double Under Under

It wasn’t until I started writing about going to the lake that I remembered all the goals I had for this year and realized how much work they were going to be. The big big goal, to buy a house, … Continue reading

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Camping is in-tents

Something that might surprise you about me is that I’m not incredibly outdoorsy.  Yes, I work for an environmental organization.  Yes, I had a worm bin in my kitchen at one point (which is a story for another day). Yes … Continue reading

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February Lake

My dad died at the end of January and I spent a week in the Virgin Islands, where he lived, with my brother and sister.  We spent time going to the places he loved and chatting with the people that … Continue reading

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Blueberry Fields Forever

Two things that always catch me off guard: How many blueberry fields there are around here How bright red the bare branches look in the winter

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The Uncured January

OR Some thoughts on when I thought about participating in the January Cure. Saturdays are for errands and friends and doing all of the things that I never get to during the week. But Sundays are strictly reserved for the … Continue reading

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January Lake

In the 3 summers that Shane and I have been together we have swum in Lake Michigan during the summer only once and it was with my family during family camp.  We always mean to go. In fact, every summer … Continue reading

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Story Telling

Yesterday morning I was in a workshop about story telling – not only how to tell the story of your organization to attract donors but also a call to examine the stories of our lives outside of our work. If … Continue reading

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Happiness Project: Home

I read Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project last year and just got her second book, Happier At Home, from the library this week without realizing that’s what it was.  I love the idea of purposely cultivating happiness and have been … Continue reading

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