Bikurgurl · Blogs I follow · gratitude

31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #23: Sumeya B.

Originally posted on South Seattle Emerald:
In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond. by Alouise Urness Sumeya B. is a twelve-year old revolutionary woman. An only child of a…

Bikurgurl · Three Line Tales · Writing

Three Line Tales: Horizons

This challenge is hosted by Sonya – @ Only 100 Words –  The idea? Only 3 lines on the image! Image Credit: Brian Gaid Horizons On the precipice of happiness: ambuscades await Realization it’s not on the horizon: I’m already there ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I linked up — why not take a whirl, it could be fun for you… Continue reading Three Line Tales: Horizons

Bikurgurl · homeschooling · Read Aloud · Reading

February 2017: Books we’re Reading

While we’re voracious readers, these are literally what we’re reading today! Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free As with many things in life, I have many things left undone. I have big aspirations, huge expectations of myself, and yet many of these seemingly easy and rhythmic… Continue reading February 2017: Books we’re Reading

Bikurgurl · Living Lightly · Margin · The-Year-Of-Quality

Do your things serve you, or do you serve your things?

It’s a thought provoking thought. My husband framed this question to me when we were considering getting rid of my sons drum kit. Like many things we own, it wasn’t just the cost of the drum kit, or the love my son had had of the drum kit, but my emotion connection to the drum… Continue reading Do your things serve you, or do you serve your things?

Bikurgurl · InstagramImages · Planning · Writing

Bikurgurl Monthly Planner/Journal, A Do-It-Yourself Guide – Step 2

Note: I started writing this post with an entirely different title and realized as I was looking for my poetic love of my Franklin Planner in days of yore {yep, that’s how I like to think of my past!} that I had actually started this guide months ago….that line in church is ringing true as… Continue reading Bikurgurl Monthly Planner/Journal, A Do-It-Yourself Guide – Step 2

Bikurgurl · Family First! · homeschooling

NBTS 2016

Okay, the troops are rousing…my #pintrestworthy #firstdayofschool #NBTS #NotBackToSchool #homeschool #unschoolinglife #homeschoollife #life #family #familyfirst A post shared by Kelly Bikurgurl (@bikurgurl) on Sep 6, 2016 at 10:32am PDT It’s Not-Back-To-School {NBTS} Day in our neighborhood. We usually go and get doughnuts to celebrate, but today I’m without my car {it’s in the shop}, having… Continue reading NBTS 2016

Bikurgurl · Family First! · The-Year-Of-Quality · Writing

Insulating

Look at this girl: sweet, the picture of innocence. Don’t you want to protect her? Swaddle her in the innocence that can be childhood? Shut out the ugly, terrible things and allow her to be enveloped in loving embraces, sweet family, cuddly kittens. Beautiful What if this child was your child? Wouldn’t you want to… Continue reading Insulating