Category: The Story of Us

Visiting Yosemite National Park

May 2, 2017

Yosemite National Park requires very few words.  The pictures do the talking.  It’s an incredible experience to be in the valley and look up at the grandness of it. Because of all the rain California received this year, they’ve had a lot of rock slides in Yosemite.  If you drive in the Rt 120 entrance,…

April Vacation & Nate’s Arrival

May 1, 2017

Every year Nate join us for either his February or April vacation.  This year we got April.  We hadn’t expected to be on the west coast by that time, but here we are. His arrival is always a big deal. Think ‘Paul McCartney’ big.  I mean, Scott and I look forward to it, of course.  But Evie…

RV Repairs

April 29, 2017

DISCLAIMER: I may make a commission from some of the links on this page. Despite multiple trips to garages across the country, the rear air suspension still has a leak.  We wake up to a lopsided RV every morning.  We’ve tried to look for the leak ourselves with some soapy water but we just can’t…

Catching Up

April 28, 2017

Dropping Mom off at the airport was every bit the disaster I expected.  It was double trouble… full waterworks from both of them.  She’s a pretty big deal to the kids and the same level of excitement when she arrives comes back to bite us when she leaves.  I take it as a great sign….

Santa Cruz

April 21, 2017

We’re an ocean family.  Mom wanted to dip her toes in the Pacific so we decided to take a day trip to Santa Cruz. We didn’t know much about the place.  We headed off in that direction on a recommendation from a stranger.  She suggested we look into real estate out that way if Scott’s…