Category: Places

2018 Winner of the Great Pink Camp First In?!?!?!?!

January 15, 2018

I was well on my way to winning the Great Pink Camp Cold Swim Challenge of 2018.  That’s rockstar and the competitor in me is all about the win, but never in the history of the challenge has it gone down in January.  It hasn’t gone down in February either.  If memory serves, my Dad…

4th of July 2017

July 11, 2017

What do you do in Maine just before the 4th of July?  Go strawberry picking.  After having been in California, I get that this may not seem as exciting to our west coast brothers and sisters.  Out there fruit seems to be perpetually available – ripe and delicious (although… like everything else in California… not…


July 6, 2017

Evie is single-handedly bringing back a dying art… handwritten letters through the U.S. Postal service.  Our local post office is thrilled with the increase in production (and the spike in stamp purchases).  She’s got her name down pretty well… and hearts.  She also often draws pictures and I add the stories that go with them….

We’re in Maine!

June 28, 2017

We are decidedly running low on daily disasters.  I’m not gonna lie, it’s a little bit boring.  However, Scott and I are creating our own opportunities for regular problem solving, so it doesn’t actually feel too much different than flat tires and smoking engines. Grammie Denise and Grandpa Mike got a healthy dose of little people…

One More Call to Good Sam

June 17, 2017

What did I not get to see that’s still on the list?  Oh, I have A LOT answers to that (I’ll start with all of Washington, Oregon and Idaho) but here’s one – the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.  If we hadn’t arrived so late, I would have insisted we pop over to see…