camping, Family, Out West, Travel

Car Trouble in Paradise

After ONE YEAR (no kidding) of planning and preparation and a full week of packing, cooking and loading the camper, today was the day. Phones? Check. Maps? Check. TripTik? Check. National Park Pass? Check. Camper Hitched? Check. 8 Million Books to Read? Check. Full Tank of Gas? Check. LET'S GO! With a prayer for safe… Continue reading Car Trouble in Paradise

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Family, Kids, Travel

Hamilton at the Fox

  Hamilton May 26 and 27 Mom knew how much Emma loved listening to Hamilton and decided to take her to see it when it came to Atlanta.  She let me and Jack (who also enjoys it) tag along too. She and I conferred and she bought tickets and hotel accommodations in November. Saturday She… Continue reading Hamilton at the Fox

Books

Books in May (So Far)

What I've Been Reading: I've already finished six books in May! I decided to take a break from podcasts and strictly listen to audiobooks while exercising and cleaning, and it's definitely made a difference in my book completion capabilities. I also think it helps me stay in the flow of my work because books are,… Continue reading Books in May (So Far)

2017 standouts, Books, Christian Living

My 2017 Stand Out Books: Christian Living

  Not all books I loved, but books that stuck with me... Christian living/devotional/spiritual matters - I don't know what the appropriate category is here. Not all of these were published in 2017, I just read them then. 1. The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp Ann Voskamp's writing creates mixed feelings for me. I love… Continue reading My 2017 Stand Out Books: Christian Living

2017 standouts, Books

My 2017 Stand Out Books: Nonfiction

  I will give you five... Five books that I enjoyed from 2017 (that were not fiction, that is. My fiction post is here.) Not all of these were published in 2017, I just read them then. 1. The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel This is the story of a man named Christopher Knight who… Continue reading My 2017 Stand Out Books: Nonfiction

2017 standouts, Books

My 2017 Stand Out Books

  Help! Too many books! Said no one ever, of course, but when one is trying to narrow down a massive book list to just a handful to recommend to friends, it can be a bit overwhelming. Before I dive in, a note of clarification: these are not always my favorite books in the sense… Continue reading My 2017 Stand Out Books