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Taming the storms

I saw an excellent post on Facebook yesterday about toddlers/young kids and not joining their chaos. I am learning this big time with Faolán, our youngest cub. He is a storm of emotions so intense they blow him and everyone within a certain radius away. It’s so hard not to get caught up in this whirlwind- I mean, my boy has LUNGS! It...

Time to stop

Isn’t it funny how sometime fate steps in when we’re doing too much! This trip has been a wonderful flurry of travel, wondrous sights and special family moments, but we’re all a little weary – especially the kids. So, when we left this morning, intending to get a 6 hour drive under our belts and the engine on Truckasaurus s...

Flowers in the wilderness

Last night we stayed at Boysen state park. A tranquil spot with hardly another soul staying. We practically had the whole place to ourselves. The flowers that grew there had me astounded. Blooming and fragrant in what seemed dry ground and I’m sure the weather here can be unforgiving. That’s one of my many fascinations with plants. They...