As our long awaited trip approaches, Quinn and I are both getting excited for our upcoming adventure. I'm kind of impressed with this kid's pick for his Mom & Me adventure - the Black Forest and Berlin, with a 2 day pit stop in Nuremberg, on my request, to break up the drive. This will … Continue reading Deutschland, 2017
Whenever the conversation turns to city life you know that the topic of parking is going to come up. While many of us have no issue with doing a couple of laps, or even walking a few blocks from our car to our destination, there are quite a few people who absolutely will not venture … Continue reading Paradise might be a parking lot
How many pairs of jeans do you own? According to the results of a recent Google search the average American woman owns 7 pairs. Personally, I have 9 pairs, but there really are only 4 pair that are in regular rotation. I think that means I could weed out a couple of pairs out, yet … Continue reading Blue jean baby
The schedule my boys’ dad and I share is probably unique, but it’s been working for all of us for more than 5 years. There’s a good bit of back and forth for the guys, with them generally spending no more than two consecutive nights in either house but, since our two houses are literally … Continue reading The right things
After a couple of lackluster seasons of cross country skiing, March has been redemptive and the timing couldn't have been better. For me, that is. On Sunday, March 10, I ran a half marathon under challenging conditions. The next day I recovered with a 90 minute massage and the day after that we received 20" … Continue reading 6 days of skiing
We got a lot of snow last week, more snow than I've seen in a few years. As I got ready for bed more than 48 hours after the snow first began, I could still hear snow removal happening - blowers and plows and trucks battling the nearly two feet of powdery whiteness. It was truly … Continue reading Snowverwhelmed!
Yesterday was a day I was not looking forward to - the forecast for frigid weather, the loss of an hour, the long bus ride… I had a few moments when I even considered bailing on the half marathon I had committed to running, but I dug deep and found the motivation to get my … Continue reading Celebrate Life – even in 5 degrees!