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The Minnesota Files: Days 3 and 4 of Family Vacay

The Minnesota Files: Days 3 and 4 of Family Vacay

I bet you thought we were finished with Minnesota, no?  HAAAAA.  No, sillies.  I’m still mad at myself for not finishing out the series on Jon’s and my vacation to the US Virgin Islands last summer.  I knew I was going to circle back around eventually.  However, Jon and I, quite stupidly, stayed up waaaay too(…)

No Rest for the Wicked: The First Family Camping Trip

Sigh…  I’m sorry.  It’s been two weeks.  And I’d been doing so well, you guys!  I fear I am falling back on old, less-wordy habits.  In all fairness, aside from a bit of transition behavior and the somewhat better sleep issues I’ve touched upon before, our house has been drama-free lately, which, I mean, yay(…)

So Campy:  Our First Family Wilderness Adventure

So Campy: Our First Family Wilderness Adventure

For a lot of people I know, camping is one of those “special” childhood memories—it’s right up there with summers at the pool, going to the zoo, and riding in an airplane for the first time.  It’s campfires, tents, hotdogs, and roasted marshmallows.  Sunscreen slathered on top of bug spray and covered with a good(…)