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(…)

The Minnesota Files: Day 2 of Family Vacay 2015

Night two was much smoother, in terms of sleeping and going to sleep, so we all woke Sunday morning feeling more or less refreshed and ready to get going.  Jon, who is always researching other things to see and do (seriously, I feel like I’m lucky he didn’t re-plan the entire trip once we got up there,(…)

The Minnesota Files: Day 1 of Family Vacay 2015

To begin, obviously, we made it home.  We’re back in Kansas, in one piece, and most of the laundry is done.  How did it go?  Hmmm… Okay, here’s the thing I realized about day three of our 5.5 day venture, my vacation epiphany, if you will:  You cannot view and experience traveling with small children the(…)

Family Road-Trip Mantra: Sure, It’s Vacation(!)

I have a confession:  I am not a particularly spontaneous person.  To those of you who know me well, this will not come as a shock, but to those who only know me somewhat well or slightly (or not at all since this is the internet), it may at times seem that I am spotaneous.  “What(…)