Last weekend was my first real trip since 2019. I packed a suitcase, held the mail, flew in an airplane, and stayed in a hotel. In March 2020, my youngest daughter met two friends online through a mutual friend here, the same month our country was shut down due to COVID. She has communicated with these… Continue reading Walking Through The Door
The word sacred has been on my radar a lot in recent weeks. One day in June, I read the word in a daily affirmation passage from a book I love. "With the best of intentions, we often build false careers of studying the river without ever getting wet. In this way, we can ponder… Continue reading Sacred Space
Adult Field Trip- Third Ward Neighborhood Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Last month, I mentioned that I wanted to go on more adult field trips. Elizabeth wrote a few months ago about friends who came to visit her husband and her in Arizona. The friends had essentially planned some places to visit while they were in the area. The view from our hotel. It made me… Continue reading Adult Field Trip- Third Ward Neighborhood Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Where Do You Wanna Go?
I've assembled a travel bucket list for the past several years because I discovered my passion of travel when I was in my forties. Maybe it's because I've realized how quickly time passes, or maybe it's because of my oldest daughter's wanderlust, which has pushed me outside of my comfort zone. Can you say traveling to… Continue reading Where Do You Wanna Go?
California. On a Kari and Anna Budget
A few years ago, Anna and I discussed going on a girls' trip after she graduated from high school. I'm not sure when we started talking about it, but it became less talk and more action over the last two years. Because when your teenager requests to vacation alone with you, you take it seriously. We also… Continue reading California. On a Kari and Anna Budget
Love It or Hate It
I actually re-blogged this post because of a Quora thread I found about cannoli. You're wondering what on Earth ever brought you to my blog in the first place? I get that a lot. First published on May 29, 2018 There are things in life with a middle ground like potato chips, brownies, the pool.… Continue reading Love It or Hate It