Category: Real Life

Weekend Recap


Friday was a fun day. Karl took the day off, and we just piddled around the house. We met up with our geocaching friends for lunch at a local Chinese food restaurant. After lunch, we piddled around some more before it was time to…

Throwback Thursday: Mother’s Day Edition


I was looking through an old family album recently when I came across a drawing I made for my mom one Mother’s Day. It is a pencil sketch of a tulip with sentiment and instruction at the bottom. A few pages later, I found…

My Storm Prep in 15 Steps


Step 1: Watch & read weather reports until you’ve grasped the storms’ timelines. Step 2: Make sure all necessary communication devices are fully charged. Step 3: Gather supplies, including water, batteries, flashlights, non-perishable food, whistles, bike helmets. Step 4: Check the weather report one…

Not a Prepper


A friendly note to readers: You may want to skip along if you’re looking to have your thoughts provoked. If you’re in the mood for mundane, journal-type blogging, well, you’ve come to the right url. Welcome to my weekend. Friday consisted of the usual…

I’m a little excited


For the first decade of our marriage, my dear husband refused to agree to take our family camping. In fact, this conversation became a running joke between us: Me: Hey! You know what would be fun? Karl: Let me guess…CAMPING? Me: Yes! Karl: NO….

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