Friends Journal, Quaker Spaces, and Civic Ecology

I'm grateful for the community we have at North Valley Friends, and I wrote about it for the August issue of Friends Journal. This issue focused on the theme of Quaker Spaces, and in my article, "It's the Spirit that Makes It Beautiful," I shared about how our worship space isn't the most up-to-date, or …

Outdoors with Kids in Chehalem Valley: Miller Woods

The other day, for my sister's birthday, we decided to check out Miller Woods Conservation Area. None of us had ever been there before, and in fact I didn't even know it existed until recently when I started looking around for hikes in the area. This is a great location! 130 acres, it contains many …