Sometimes, It’s A FAIL

Just so you know, sometimes things fail miserably. When you are fishing in the warmer winter season and you watch your two-year old confidently follow you into the water with his snow boots on. Ankle deep in the water, assuming his boots are waterproof too, he says, “Fish. Mom.” And I say, “Where is your dad?”……………….Fail…

Yes, AC/DC Made Me Cry

Me: “I need to confess …I flat out cried while watching Planes 2 at the theater with my kids the other day. It wasn’t when we thought Dusty had died, or even when he could no longer race (feelings I know all too well and one would think this was the tear-culprit).” (Pause, waiting to decide if…

Alaska Part I

Just when I start to believe the turbulence is over, the plane drops down as if a giant bats us out of the sky. The pilot’s voice echoes through the small 20 seat  plane and says, “We have some weather up ahead going through the Lake Clark Pass. Enjoy the ride!” The plane jerks to…

Fly Moms

    In the midst of dressing and feeding the kids multiple times, and cleaning my house for grandma to come babysit, I start to wonder if all of this work is worth a chance at adventure with a friend. Sometimes I decide it’s not worth it and believe that it is better to live…