Category: interesting

The Mackinac Bridge Experience

August 16, 2019

Bridge Advice As we were zooming past the VERY LAST EXIT before the bridge, a fact made excessively clear with lots of signs and big letters, hidden in the mix was a helpful little sign for an AM station broadcasting bridge conditions and weather alerts. Scott turned it on. AM Station {alert sound}, “Due to…

Petoskey State Park, Michigan

August 14, 2019

We have a rock hound in our midst. It might be my fault. Rocks are just so cool. That’s how we found Petoskey State Park. Ev took whatever interest I showed and 10x’ed it. The good homeschooling advice says something like, “Take whatever they’re interested in and go with it until they aren’t interested any…

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

August 12, 2019

I’m not one to forget a Do Not Miss. I collect those like other people collect shoes or tools. Before we set out for our first loop around the country in an RV, Kim said, “You must go to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.” I hadn’t heard of it. There’s a lot of sand somewhere…

Fire in the RV

August 6, 2019

The Start It wasn’t my finest parenting moment.  Certainly not anything I would advocate anyone put into their own “Let’s Get To Bed” practice.  To be fair, the kids pushed and pushed and pushed.  And it was 10:30pm and… momma likes sleep at some point and an RV is actually a really small space. “Go to bed!  Now!!!  Now!  Go…

Ax Throwing At Panama Rocks

August 2, 2019

Because when the magic happens you don’t get up and leave when you have no particular place to be.