It has been an interesting year, to say the least. Looking back, I have a lot to be thankful for. Sure, there were many unpleasant moments, but I’m not the sort to dwell on the negative… not anymore. These days, people’s memories are measured with the photos they take on their cell phone. I have … More Year in Review
My son and I have spent the last three months working hard to finish up our homeschool year. I have had a lot experiences and thoughts to share, but I lacked the motivation to write about them. Sure, I started to write a few blog posts, but I couldn’t bring myself to publish them. I’m … More A Happy Ending and a New Beginning
It’s Take a Child Outside week in North Carolina. Even though we actually live in South Carolina, I plan on celebrating and making the most of it. It kicked off today with National Public Lands Day, and I had big plans. An art festival at a local state park started yesterday, and I planned to … More Take a Child Outside
My son’s summer vacation will be ending in a couple of weeks, and we’ve managed to pack in quite a bit of adventure. I’ve been thrilled with every special moment. However, we’ve also done a lot of my favorite pastime… satisfying my agoraphobic tendencies by relaxing at home. To make matters worse, my poor garden never … More The adventure continues…
The school year is over and summer has begun for my son. We both have a lot of built up and unnecessary stress to relieve, and it’s time to find our normal again. The only normal I know is to seek adventure and fun wherever I can find it for us. And so, I am on … More The road less traveled
It all started out as a mistake. Every weekday, I run an important errand. I knew I didn’t have to run this errand today, but I completely forgot about that fact. I showered, dressed, and left the house anyway. It must have been fate. On my way, I spotted this guy. … More The Woman in the Mirror
I try to fill my son’s life with as much adventure as I can. I was truly blessed as a child in that department. When I was my son’s age, my parents would pack us up in the car and take off and not necessarily have a destination in mind. By the time I moved … More Oh, the places we will go…
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