Tag Archives for travel
I’ve had a pork tenderloin in our fridge for a few weeks now. This happens often: I thaw meat, and then Matt travels unexpectedly, or works late, and it sits uncooked until our schedule returns to normal. And now I’m … Continue reading
On Saturday night, our neighborhood held its annual pig roast. And I felt freer than I had in a long time. Matt was traveling but I had hired a sitter. I’d done what he always says to do: get help. … Continue reading
While he traveled, I mulled over the sacrifices we make, both seen and unseen, for our children and for our marriage. And I wondered, does he give up enough? Do I give up too much?
We’re up at the lake this week, praying our children don’t actually catch a fish, because I’ve never cleaned one before and may pass out if I do. But nothing beats the sound of water lapping against the shore, especially … Continue reading
I’ve been in a bit of a slump lately; this crazy summer of travel finally caught up with me. My mama sure is lazy. On Sunday night, Matt and I uncorked a bottle of champagne at La Belle Vie to … Continue reading
On Sunday night, our friends Jody and Mark hosted us at their home for a barbecue. It was a welcome break to our hectic week. Matt’s flight home from Philadelphia had just landed that morning, and he had another going … Continue reading
While traveling out East, I couldn’t figure out how to feed our kids. Because restaurants that catered to families offered burgers, hotdogs and fries on their kids’ menu. Which I couldn’t understand. Because we teach our children basic life skills … Continue reading
Today Matt returns home from Oakland, after 4 1/2 weeks at trial. We’re excited to see him. Our 5-year-old has set out his newly lost tooth to show his dad while our 3-year-old practices his tackles against my legs. And … Continue reading
Today on our East Coast travels, my sister and I took our children to Dutch Wonderland. She rode on roller coasters and log rides with my 5-year-old while I chased after my younger two. And as we explored the park, … Continue reading
Soon we leave the sunshine. I wish I could relax and live in the moment like they do, rather than think of all the transitions we’ll need to work through tomorrow.