The cooking channel mapped out the best food for each of the 50 states. Did I mention that I enjoy food? We will be referring to this map, maybe more often than we refer to an actual atlas. Check it out here.
It is time to sell Lola Mae. It’s a sad day because we have so many memories in Lola and she is the motorhome that gave us the courage to start this journey of living on the road full time. We thought that we would be able to take her on our trip, but after a “test run” asking, will this really work? We realize that it won’t. 6 humans and 2 dogs is just too much. We love that she has quad-bunks in the back so that each of the kids have a dedicated space that they can retreat
Every good story has conflict, it does! Just think about your favorite story. Without conflict, the story is pretty flat and boring, you don’t even need a “villain” (think of Joker in Batman, the evil step-mother in Cinderella, or Swiper in Dora) in order to create conflict. A lot of times conflict can arise from positive values that conflict. Take the Bennet girls from Pride and Prejudice, they value marriage, love, and wealth. These are all good values that can conflict if
I’m not a snob when it comes to most things, or really anything. EXCEPT when it comes to my water. I’m pretty particular about the taste, smell, temperature, container, and look of the water that I drink. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not going to turn up my nose if someone offers me a drink of water in a container that I don’t like, or water that is at an undesirable temperature for me, but I may not drink much of it. I didn’t realize what a water snob I was until we moved to
We have a lived a good and blessed life. Our story has been one with ups and downs, and highs and lows. We have had many joys, private heartache, and we are grateful for all the good and bad. The last few years, we have been happy and comfortable but we have felt that we are missing something. We have accepted that Michael will work full time for someone else and while work is honorable, we have been missing out on some of the greatest years of our kids lives. Our story has b