• Parenting
  • Checking In

    October 6, 2016 Three Rivers, California Do we really want to live life on the road in a trailer, or do we just want to escape? That’s a question we asked ourselves a lot last winter & spring as we wrestled with whether or not this adventure was a good idea for our family. Here […]

  • Thoughts About Life
  • Foreboding Joy

    August 27, 2016 Monitor, Washington So this is it – tomorrow is our big departure day.  We’ve been living in our camper for a week now, but just 5 minutes outside of our hometown – we’ve been finishing up last minute errands, goodbyes, and Amazon orders.  We will check out of this campground at noon […]

  • Thoughts About Life
  • Downsizing

    August 19, 2016 Wenatchee, Washington This week a nurse came to our house to do a health exam for our life insurance application, and she left with a box full of girls’ clothes, shoes, and books for her grand daughters. Encouraging both friends and strangers to take all my stuff is a new experience for […]

  • Thoughts About Life
  • Nostalgia

    July 29, 2016 Wenatchee, Washington On Monday, March 28, 2005 I started my first “real job” out of college at age 22 at Wenatchee Parks & Recreation.  I had been married less than a year, had a Bachelor’s Degree with no dust on it, and had just moved across the country to start a life. […]