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My life is a balancing act.

Life requires balance. My dad used to marvel at the fact that we are the only species that walks solely on our two hind legs. Others may do it from time to time but not all the time as we do. He said that this is just another illustration that we as humans require balance […]

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Paranoid

There are many things I wish I was or wasn’t. I’d love to be a better cook, more patient, I wish I had one of those hard belly laughs that could burst out at any time. One thing I really wish I wasn’t is paranoid. We are driving home from Arizona and I am totally […]

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Family time

Just wrote a long post and it deleted so my options were one of two things. 1. Throw my phone out the window. 2. Re write what I could remember and fight the urge to scream. I’m sticking with options 2 but I don’t know how long this will last so here goes nothin. We […]

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2013 latest and greatest

I can’t believe it is the year 2013. I remember when there was serious worry about the year 2000 and then 12/20/12…yet we are still here pushing on. Good thing. There is much more of this life I am ready to live. Highlights:Christmas was AMAZING!!! our kids are to the age where they are literally […]

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Santa’s helpers

I have always loved this time of year. Yes I spend way too much money, yes, I always end up finding myself the perfect gift when I’m struggling to find the perfect one for others, and yes! it takes SOOO long to get ANYWHERE due to the hustle and bustle of the season. But there […]

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Highlights for today

Today was my “recovery day” from Thanksgiving feasting (all week really), traveling, the business of the holiday and black Friday shopping…or so I thought. I was gonna just take it easy until I saw the number on the scale which definitely reflected the candy, pie, turkey, rolls, corn dog and junk on the ride home…That […]

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Drive or fly?

Are you the type of traveler that hates road trips? Do you prefer to fly or do you love the fun of driving miles and miles along the freeway to new places? Bri and I have not taken a flight with our kids since we had to pay for D. You have to pay for […]

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Thanksgiving feast!

Wow! What a day! This year we celebrated with my in laws in Arizona for Thanksgiving. We started the day with a hike up Pinnacle Peak. It’s gorgeous! It was so crowded. I loved seeing the people, single, couples, families, kids…working out and getting healthy. I wanted to give everyone high fives. I thought about […]

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Thanksgiving

Feeling very grateful for my life, family, health, job, friends. It’s always good to have a holiday that focuses on being grateful. In church on Sunday the speaker was giving a talk on gratitude. It was wonderful. He was speaking about a student from China who was living in the states, alone-without his family, or […]

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Adventure here we come!!!

Our favorite day was zip lining through the jungle with Vallarta Adventures. Bri and I signed up for the zip line having no idea really what we were doing. I thought we were going to a building or park area and doin some easy breezy zip lines. Not the case. In the 45 minutes bumpy […]

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