Category: The Story of Us

Extreme Flexibility

March 2, 2017

Here’s my question….  You’re on a roadtrip.  You’ve done the first 2/3’s of it.  You’re rounding 3rd base, heading back to home.  That’s a good thing because you have to be back at the start point for a VVIP  high school graduation.  You’re thinking… hit a few more highlights and take it easy… coast on…

Mr. Fix It

March 1, 2017

As soon as Scott left, pretty much everything broke.  That shouldn’t come as a surprise, right?!  It gives me something to talk about.  #TurningLemonsIntoLemonade I’m not a handy person.  That’s ok.  I do my best when it’s necessary and I’m a creative user of duct tape.  Thankfully, I come from a family of handy people….


February 28, 2017

If it seems like the posts have dramatically slowed…. it does to me too.  Here’s the deal.  I’m doing everything I can to hold it all together.  Kids, driving, fixing the RV, visiting, touring, dog, eating….  By the time evening rolls around (when I do most of the writing) I’m already drooling on myself and…


February 24, 2017

After the day before (Day 1), we took the next day to regroup, fix the RV and relax.  There was a lot of iPad watching and I’m totally fine with that.  It was also stormy all day, so outside was not an attractive option for anyone (including the dog).  …And we sprung 3 new leaks….

It’s Going To Be Fine

February 21, 2017

I dropped off Scott at the airport and took a deep breath.  I did some of that Oprah motivational talking to myself. For the first time, I became Captain Traci. “You can do this.  It’s going to be fine.” By noon, we were sitting in the breakdown lane on Highway 45 in Houston.   By 1:00 pm…