A Note of Thanks

I came across a greeting card this morning that made me laugh. The front shows a Mom driving a car with a couple wild kids in the back and says, “Mom, you took us everywhere…” The inside says, “And even brought us back home! Astonishing!” It made me think back to the road trip my family…

Why Wait?

“Do you always come down here with someone else?” I asked Lois last night at dinner. “Oh, no.  No need to wait that long,” she said.  My sentiments exactly.  If we wait for the ideal travel partner (or any travel partner, for that matter), we may never go.  So when people say, “You’re doing all…

And She’s Off!

“How long does it take to get down there?” he asked as I piled boxes and bags into my car. “Well, I think it’s 12 hours or so, but I’m taking two and a half weeks,” I told him. “Two and a half weeks?” he asked, his eyes wide with amazement. “Yeah – I’m stopping…

“You don’t own a house, a house owns you.”

Yesterday, on my morning walk, a woman stood waving to her daughter as her daughter’s school bus pulled away.  She said hello to me as I approached her driveway and I stopped to tell her how adorable I thought her house was every time I passed it.  “Ugh,” she sighed.  “Every time I look at…