Posts Tagged "vacation"


First off, our beach vacation was just right. We relaxed, did too much, ate all the food, over-oceaned, shopped local, shark-spotted, slept in, got up early, ran, read books, played games, dug holes, boogie-boarded, napped, jumped waves, got knocked over, saw family, and generally enjoyed a week of just us.… Read More
Mothering at the Beach

Mothering at the Beach


Posted By on Jun 24, 2014

Mothering at the beach presents some fun, some challenge. Today I floated sideways on a raft with my youngest son, kicking against the current until a wave came and then flipping us back toward the beach to float with any wave that came out way.… Read More
What I Did on My Beach Vacation

What I Did on My Beach Vacation


Posted By on Jun 24, 2013

I napped. I never nap unless I reach a point of absolute and utter exhaustion. I apparently can also nap if I reach a point of absolute and total relaxation, aided by lots of sunshine, cool sheets, and the company of a book from a local independent bookstore found in the “Southern Fiction” section.… Read More
52 Weeks of Brotherhood, Week 24

52 Weeks of Brotherhood, Week 24


Posted By on Jun 19, 2013

52 Weeks of Brotherhood, Week 24 This picture is why we wake up at 2:30 in the morning, shuffle children to the bathroom, herd them out to the garage, lift them gently into car seats and set off before the clock reads three o’clock.… Read More