It’s been a hot second since I have put pen to paper… or rather fingers to keyboard… to write a blog! Mostly because life has been pretty darn crazy for me lately. We have had a “series of unfortunate events” going on. I feel like Jim Carrey’s Count Olaf is on the loose! In the… Continue reading Parenting is hard!
All Aboard! When you think about trains, you might not immediately think “Walt Disney”. The truth is, Walt had a love of trains. Walt’s love of trains lives on in Disney films and Parks. In the early 1900s, trains weren’t just a means of transportation; they were a lifeline and critical to the development of… Continue reading All Aboard!
No catchy title, no gimmick here. Just awe. We are on a memory making trip with the kids and my dad. Honoring my mom by leaving memory rocks everywhere we go (follow her rock adventures on Facebook at Mamma ROCKS). We started off at Chimney Rock, near Bayard Nebraska. Hot (which this former California girl… Continue reading Mount Rushmore (and others)
Mom Musings… “Life Doesn’t Suck” Life is hard. Sometimes things happen that shake you to your core. Sometimes something happens that brings so much joy it’s hard to contain it. Sometimes we have people in our lives that make you think … what the hell was I thinking. (Better yet, what the hell were THEY… Continue reading Just Keep Swimming
I have lost loved ones, both family and friends, before but none that hit me as hard as losing my mom at such a young age. She was 66 years young, and a shining example of what a beautiful, caring soul should be. Six months ago, I posted this blog post about having a lot… Continue reading Grief: Deep Sorrow
Magic, Fantasy, Yesterday, and Tomorrow. Those words alone that could mean anything. Together, to me, they mean Disney. Specifically, Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. On our trip several weeks back, the first park we visited was Magic Kingdom. I figured I would be most familiar with it, having grown up a Disneyland Resort frequent visitor. … Continue reading A Bit of Magic Makes Everything Perfect!
Comfort is in their title! This past weekend we embarked on a very fast turn around driving trip from Colorado to California and back (#CAtoCO), to get the kiddos picked up after their Spring Break spent in California. We left, during a storm, on Friday, got back, during a storm, on Monday. 16 hours one-way… Continue reading Comfort is Key!