Now that the Dust has Settled: Hiking Day 3 Hermit’s Ridge

Perhaps it's because the children have taken all of the tech devices in my home leaving me without a place to type. Perhaps it's that between being an ELearning administrator, new puppy mom, and homemaker my free time is fairly non existent. Maybe it's just that during this crazy time I'm not quite sure what … Continue reading Now that the Dust has Settled: Hiking Day 3 Hermit’s Ridge

Our Holiday Weekend: Celebrating and Starting Fresh

If last week was survival, hanging on through the final surge of the school year, this weekend was the reward. It's been a LONG spring in terms of football recruiting and solo parenting around our house. It has been filled to the brim with softball and baseball games, dance classes and church celebrations. It has … Continue reading Our Holiday Weekend: Celebrating and Starting Fresh

Hiking in the Rain: Overcoming Obstacles and Roadblocks

To start off the kids' spring break, and our stay-cation while Nick is headed out recruiting, we decided to try to get in our first camping trip of the year. The forecast looked...doubtful. I was determined not to live up to my previous status as "fun-killer" when it comes to anticipating problems with an adventure … Continue reading Hiking in the Rain: Overcoming Obstacles and Roadblocks