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Lessons From the Farmhouse

Black and white photo of an old farmhouse

Growing up, I spent my school-years in Florida with my mom and my summers in Ohio with my dad. While those two experiences couldn’t have been more different, it’s where I learned that life is mean to be lived fully. The farmhouse on my family’s 145-acre farm in Kimbolton, OH, became my sanctuary during the […]

How to Live Like a Manatee

swimming manatees at Homosassa Springs

Last week I visited the manatees at Homosassa Springs. It was pretty cold by Florida standards, so they were huddled together in the constant 72-degree Crystal River. Manatees are some of my favorite creatures. For one thing, they’re mysterious. No matter how many times you see them they’re mesmerizing to watch. But they also have […]