Summer Vacation 2017 Part 2

Ever since our trip to Acadia National Park last year, we dreamed of going back...it was so incredibly beautiful. You experienced the best of two worlds...the ocean and the mountains. Besides, there were more trails we wanted to hike and carriage roads we wanted to bike. So, this year we headed back. On our first…

Summer Vacation 2017 Part 1

This will forever be remembered as the vacation that almost wasn't. About a week and a half prior to our departure, we discovered our camper (not pictured) had some serious frame damage. This required some quick action (kind of a big deal for two people that thrive on advanced planning). Enter 'unplanned for' purchase: new…

Spring Break 2017: The Final Chapter

As Chaucer penned, "All good things must come to an end." And apparently that includes vacations. I guess you wouldn't enjoy them as much if they were an everyday thing though, right? I wonder if this is what retirement will be like. Quinn survived another morning walk. We slept in a bit longer today, so…

Happy Anniversary to Me

In honor of my 3 year anniversary of my first broken bone... Sometimes the right is wrong, and the left is right. But in this case, it’s not. And sometimes your ability to think quickly on your feet does not transfer to your ability to think quickly on your butt. In this case, that would…

Living in the Moment and a Simple Recipe

Well, my intentions were good. A two week vacation should have afforded me plenty of blogging opportunities. (Especially since we were driving from Wisconsin to Maine and back.)   Maybe I should blame the course I took this summer: Mindfulness for Educators. I could say I was doing such a great job of living in…