About Shelby Hughes

I grew up in a small cabin built by none other than my parents themselves. They had help here and there, but Dad drew up the blueprint, we moved hundreds of miles away, and they got to work. The home has yet to match the blueprint, but that's no surprise considering that a work of art is never fully finished—just as our lives will never fully finish.


I can remember using kerosene lamps for light, washing and drying clothes outside, hand-pumping water, carrying loads of firewood in from the snow, and chinking between each hand-raised log.


Change was slow and beautiful and paced. And then, one day, it wasn't.


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Episode 7: Travel Dreams

Do you ever feel like your dreams are on hold? Does it make you anxious when your dreams feel unattainable? On the podcast this month, our theme "Be A Dreamer" will take a closer look into having goals and dreams and how those are okay when we choose to have the right attitude about them. In this episode, I talk specifically about disappointment versus contentment, how circumstances (perhaps dreams themselves) keep us from attaining other dreams, why I love to travel, the one country I've visited and how it came by surprise! Oh, and I'll also add the top 5 other places I'd love to visit one of these days that are outside of the U.S. Clearly, travelling to every state in the U.S. and seeing places like the Grand Canyon is on my much longer list of travel dreams. If you love to travel or dream of travelling, this podcast is for you.

From The Podcast:

P.S. I Love You by H. Jackson Brown Jr.

That's What He Said: Quoting Mark Twain by Cindy Lovell on Huffington Post

Össur, Life Without Limitations

Scripture taken from King James Version, Philippians 4: 10-13

A few pictures from our trip to Iceland: