We just had a holiday weekend. Did yours go something like this: heavy traffic out of town (stress), packed destination, lines and long waits (stress), crowds, and a traffic jam on the way home (stress)? I’ve experienced many holiday weekends where everyone in town tries to go out of town. And it feels like they’re all going where you planned to go. That’s why my husband Continue Reading
How Far Did I Get on my Summer Adventure List?
Labor Day has past. The State Fair is over. Summer is done. I had a very full summer, full of camping, canoeing, diving, visiting friends and family. Back in March, my husband and I made a list of all the trips we wanted to fit in during the summer. How did we do? Continue Reading
Autumn Adventures in Blogging
This summer, I failed at blogging. I started this blog with the intention of posting one to two times per week. This summer, I clearly did not do that. Not counting today, I posted a grand total of 8 times in the months of June (3), July (4), and August (1). Let’s contrast that with Courtney Cantrell’s blog . She has posted 23 times in the month of August alone. She has Continue Reading
I’m Broken, You’re Broken, So What?
I’m broken. Since early March, I have taped my left knee daily. Going up stairs requires great concentration to avoid a blow out. My weekly climbing session has devolved into me pretending that I don’t have a left leg, or at least a left leg that is capable of straightening. My friend is broken. In late February, he was with me and a group of friends on a ski trip. Near the Continue Reading
Spring, a Time for New Life and Adventure Planning
Spring is here! Time for the bunnies to chase each other so they can make more little bunnies. Time for the frogs to come up out of the mud and start singing their song. Time for the snakes to wake up and sunbathe in the middle of the trail. Time for the birds to sing so loudly it wakes me up in the morning. Time for the plants to turn green and come alive. Time to start Continue Reading