The end of October is the time of year when Americans dress as weird looking creatures parading the neighborhoods. Of course, life resumes to normal the day after Halloween, except for the sugar hangover. What I found interesting as I… Read More »Creatures of Habit. It’s Time to Get it Together!
I’m responsible for destroying hospitality in my family line. My grandmother made delicious fresh farm to table meals each day. She served dinner, which was lunch, as the grandfather clock chimed precisely at noon. Supper, aka dinner, was at 5:00pm… Read More »Burnt and Botched-So Let’s Just Get Take-Out!
The fever set in. My husband was sick, and my son Logan was due to check into his college dorm the next day during New Student Orientation. These days, being sick with anything is the new leprosy, although our family… Read More »New Schooled: A Novice Mom Moves Her Firstborn to College
“Come on, Shan. You gotta come out with us…the report looks good.” Dave, my husband said. He’s been wanting to take me Blue Fin Tuna fishing for a long time, but the last time I went out a few years… Read More »The Tunaboys’ Wild at Heart Roundup in the Last Frontier
There’s no I in TEAM or ADVENTURE, and there shouldn’t be an I in family–that’s why I took it out! I’m not talking about encroaching on healthy boundaries, but let me ask you this…Are your legendary memories of you sitting… Read More »Create Epic Adventures To Transform Your Fam’ly Traditions
San Diego’s Hope Leadership Academy hosts a yearly event called City2Surf. The organization brings inner-city kids to the beach for a free day of surf lessons, games, and crafts. Without expectations, my husband, two boys, ages sixteen and eighteen, and… Read More »A Hope Filled Day