One of the things we hear over and over again from our Community is that the Liv2Giv portion of our Global Experiences is one of their favorite parts of the entire trip. It somehow becomes even more rewarding than they had originally envisioned. Every time. So we took note.
I found myself standing on an empty beach a little outside of Galway. It had been misting consistently for the past hour, but I didn’t mind. Clouds overhead threatened heavier rain and the sea retreated further into the bay. And there I stood—my mom a few yards behind—taking it all in. I had finally made it to Ireland, and yet, as I stood on the empty beach, it was a different experience than I had expected.Read More
For whatever reason, cold weather completes me. I can’t rationally explain it, but there’s something about the feel of a cold wind chill that slips through layers of wool and warmth. It always makes me realize that I’m happiest when the temperature dips near freezing. Maybe it’s my Norwegian heritage, or maybe years of living in sunny southern California that has created a yearning for something different.Read More
No parent expects a young child to make a Bucket List.
So, when eight-year-old, Ella Goering from Des Moines Iowa, returned home from school one afternoon and announced she wanted to create a Bucket List, her mother, Sherri knew the ensuing conversation would be important… and special.Read More