Vacation is awesome, how to make it last?

Vacation is awesome, how to make it last?

Being on vacation is awesome. There is no other way to describe it. Whether the choice is enjoying nature in the mountains or by the sea, alone or with others, basic or luxury; nothing beats the feeling of getting away

12 months essential reading

12 months essential reading

I’ve never done one of these reading lists before. In fact, I have become kind of lazy with my consumption of novels. My expectations are extremely high in terms of the entertainment value which my selections must live up to.

2018 the year of change

2018 the year of change

My 2017 review, (Giving up almost everything I know for sure, to travel the world), was quite unusual. By December we were well into our travels, experiencing all kinds of interesting and exciting moments from the road. My regular process

Best bits of Christmas

Best bits of Christmas

Some of our best moments and memories!

Questions from the dinner table

Questions from the dinner table

I never liked the question, “what did you learn today?” Something in my teenaged brain ruffled by the conversation starter most adults like to use. This type of query runs along the same line as, “how are you today?” I

Bandits at the door

Bandits at the door

It is a strange trick of the light that we feel so tired and sluggish in the winter. Out the door in the dark and probably coming home in the same lack of daylight. In this part of the world,

First World Problems

First World Problems

My youngest nephew was a child when this phrase first became popular. He was quick to realize that much of what we complained about in our daily lives fit into this category. He also used to say, ‘I eat low

Time is a precious resource, with a finite supply

Time is a precious resource, with a finite supply

It is the curse of aging when we finally realize time is in short supply and needs to be lived according to our fullest potential. If we are lucky, we realize how precious the resource of time is and how

17 years on

17 years on

I will always remember this day because I was nursing my infant son when it happened. I was not watching TV at that moment, I think my husband came into the living room and turned it on. The emergency news

Who doesn’t love school supplies!

Who doesn’t love school supplies!

Yeah, that is not a question, really. Now that I am finally at an age where I don’t care if people think I am dorky, I will openly admit to loving school supplies. I don’t care so much for gym