Tag Archives: Adventure

Bigger and Better

Have you ever sat in a room while two young children scrambled through Lego boxes? It is loud! Not the bickering, but the scratching through looking for that perfect piece. And of course when one finds that perfect piece then … Continue reading

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Three Years And Counting

This column begins my fourth year writing about the adventures, advice, and accomplishments of being a parent and human being. I have always found writing stories and anecdotes to be the best way for me to figure out (that’s Texas … Continue reading

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The Falls, The Teen, and A Family Hike

Last week the Teen and her friend invited the old parentals on a hike to Cascade Falls to see a beautiful 69 foot waterfall. I looked the place up on the Internet and studied the maps and the hiking trails. … Continue reading

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Travel Prayers

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Burrito Prayers

Travel makes us appreciate the small things in life such as a little twin bed out on the back porch. We recently traveled a ways from home and stayed with a close relative. We arrived on a timely schedule and … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs and Fudge Pops

Hot Dogs and Fudge Pops It is hot and sticky outside. The tomatoes and cucumbers are lethargic in their beds of compost. The guineas are not even squawking. End of summer doldrums are here. We all know that school will … Continue reading

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The Flyover

The Flyover Our summer plans started back March, while there was still snow on the ground. My niece and I decided that in order for our kids to know their cousins they would need to spend more time together. We … Continue reading

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