Monthly Archives: August 2015

It’s Not the Destination, But the Journey

Oregon Trip Day 1 We couldn’t avoid it. 8 hours in a car. To get to our Oregon Beach mansion, we would need to make a long, long drive. With 2 boys, age 8 and 12. Here’s a quick breakdown. … Continue reading

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Oregon Preamble

So, what’s the perfect vacation for an introvert, a writerly introvert at that? Reading a book in the sun? Exploring an underground ruin with a flashlight taped to my head? A week in the basement playing World of Tanks or … Continue reading

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Going Back in Time – Step-dad Adventures

If I had a time machine, I wouldn’t go forward – it would likely depress the hell out of me – but if I could go back, then, oh man, would that be cool. I would love to see things … Continue reading

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Is It Ok To Be Wrong?

This is a first for me. I got something wrong. Ok, not quite a ‘first’, but it was the first time that I managed to get something completely wrong while talking to the boys. I guess it was bound to … Continue reading

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Wet and Wild Waterslides

Think you’re not getting old? Try a day at the waterslides. Or half a day. In an effort to make the summer of 2015, the bestestest summer of all time, we embarked on a day at the water park. Cultus … Continue reading

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Magic Moments While Traveling

Confession time. I like to organize things. Perhaps too much. If I could, I would even organize the magic moments of life, you know, so I could have a camera ready to capture that moment, or at least not be … Continue reading

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