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Finding Joy During Quarantine

Finding Joy During Quarantine

When Things Don’t Go As Planned I’ll bet you have big plans for 2020. I do! With one kid graduating from college and another from high school, we plan to celebrate BIG time. Now that we’re amid the COVID-19 pandemic, however, my high school senior might not get to...
Adventures in Puglia

Adventures in Puglia

First row:  View looking out of a cave in Matera; (skeletons) At the purgatory church in Monopoli; The Lecce Cathedral; Second row: Caffe Leccese, a classic summertime drink in Lecce; 12th-century mosaic tile floor in Otranto Cathedral; Third row: Domenico...
The Healthy Living Game

The Healthy Living Game

Every game starts with rules. I thought I’d be a rockstar mom and play a new board game with my son. He’d received it as a gift, and it had both Mensa and Parent award stickers on it (a guarantee of goodness, surely). We looked at the rules and started to...
Wisdom From the Confidence Course

Wisdom From the Confidence Course

I Love Physical Challenges Being an American Ninja Warrior will never be on my bucket list, but when I saw the Confidence Course at Camp Dodge I was pumped to test my abilities!   I was there for the Get Real Retreat, led by Liz Nead, and she clearly wanted to...