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

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

Kids, Travel

Tuesday at the Ted

Our traveling-circus-themed July actually began June 30, when we drove to Atlanta, about 3 hours from our home in South Carolina, for a quick trip to Turner Field to watch the Braves play.  We try to go to at least one Braves game annually, mostly because our middle son is a huge fan and either watches… Continue reading Tuesday at the Ted