Monthly Archives: June 2011

Minimizing my inner Washingtonian

I’m not saying that I’m ready to run away and never return home. I’m just saying … look at these photos of my day … We may have gotten a little lost between the Los Gatos mountains and the Santa … Continue reading

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Sunny California

I don’t mean to be insensitive to any of you that are still stuck in the Pacific Northwest, but I just had to share a crazy phenomenon I discovered down here in California … In case you don’t recognize it, that … Continue reading

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On the road

We debated even going on this trip. But finally, I decided … a family has to get out-of-town from time to time. The ultimate goal is to get to a wedding in Napa next weekend. But the two weeks of … Continue reading

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Riddle Me This …

How does a family of Minimalists possibly require so much *stuff* to go on vacation? Well, in my defense, we are hitting the road for three weeks and covering a lot of ground–not just the geographic ground spanning four states in three … Continue reading

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Making Memories

Look … there are no winners or losers in this game called “Love.” There are no competitions in relationships. Just fair negotiations and compromises so that in the end everyone is happy. Right? I just want to be perfectly clear … Continue reading

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Mother’s Intuition

How do I know when my kids are getting sick? When our day includes the following elements: 5. My son melting-down into a crying heap of goo on the floor when I ask him to brush his teeth because his throat hurts … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

I know … I’m more than a week early. But, if you are wise, you will take what you can get around here. Because, the next seven days show no signs of time to go shopping for a Father’s Day … Continue reading

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