I’m in the mountains with a bunch of friends and LOTS of kids. My family alone is 7 this week as we are watching my niece Jade. I love having her and hopefully we will share an amazing holiday together. I promised David that this would not be a working, “computer” weekend, but I wanted to give you a quick update. I’ll keep it short. I was watching my … [Read more...] about In The Mountains
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My book group read Annie Proulx’s book, “Close Range: Wyoming Stories” this past month. You might know this author better by her short story, included in this book, which was made into a block-buster movie: Brokeback Mountain.Proulx writing creates imagery that is incredible. You can feel the wind howling through the Wyoming range … [Read more...] about Brokeback Mountain thoughts
"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas..." The weather is getting cooler and holiday decorations are popping up so it's definitely time to start getting prepared! We have a few items that are must-haves for your family and friends that you want to get asap. It's almost December and this year, more than ever, we want to give our kids something to look forward to as … [Read more...] about Pre-Holiday Must-Haves
Even during a pandemic, families are holding on to their summer vacations and hitting the open road to make memories with their kids. AAA projects that Americans will take 683 million road trips from July to September. If you haven't gone away yet, there's plenty of time to take a last-minute road trip. Just keep in mind, traveling by car is cheaper than flying, but it's still … [Read more...] about It’s August… Time For A Last-Minute Road Trip
Growing up, I spent a lot of time at my grandparents’ house. They lived about 10 minutes away and their place was my second home. I went there after school as a kid, and in high school, nearly every night to call my friends who lived in their phone prefix. In those days, long-distance was real AF and we didn’t have Facebook or texting. We didn’t get to speak until the next day … [Read more...] about How will the pandemic change you?