Camp Swinging

Good afternoon!!  I am going to start recording our newer hiking and camping experiences as we venture and branch out with trying  more intense camping with the girls. Today is shaping up to be a cloudy, humid day that awaits for bursts of rain to drain from the clouds.   Since we are stuck inside…

The Gypsy Series: The Unwanted Location

I waited longer than I should have to pack up for New Mexico.  I started to slowly pack weeks before, but never reached a point of near completion until the final couple days before the movers arrived. I had a broken hand at the time limiting the amount of weight I could handle when packing and my mother-in-law…

Boxing Up

I am having a very busy day that should continue for the next 9.  I finally officially started packing Friday. I am packing about 3 hours a day, plus taking care of any other little tasks that must be done, completing sheaths and still trying to manage the girls schools and activities during the week.  The trash…

Crying Skies

I am overwhelmed with sadness.  Every free moment I find my eyes wandering around the room with my ears listening for little squeaks and clanking claws. You may find it hard to believe that a house can feel so empty, sound too quiet and look less chaotic when you have three fun little girls running around, but…

Future Mountaineer

Good Morning!  I hope that everyone had an enjoyable 4th of July and continue to have a fun holiday weekend! It is another Sunday morning.  I always cherish Sunday morning postings.  It has a sense of ritual and relaxation.  I am not really sure why, assuming it is all mental, because Sunday acts no differently…