First Breakdown

It’s happened. One month in and I’ve used the Roadside Assistance button on my Progressive Auto-Insurance app. Buying a Vanagon that’s older than me was always going to yield breakdowns and stalls. You don’t go into #vanlife thinking that it’s always going to be smooth sailing. I will admit I thought it’d be a little…

#VanLife 6 to 10

VanLife – it’s blowing up your social media platforms. It’s the constant notification from a friend to your inbox about some news story about people forging their own path. It is for many a pipedream of a simpler life as they try to escape the chaotic and hectic reality of their day to day. And…

Flowered Ink

I am left with a blank as to what I wanted to write to you about.  In a sleep state I woke glimpsing a blurry idea to fill your minds with in the morning, but for hours as I sipped my coffee I struggled with the search of this idea.  Haven’t yet to find it I have…

Baking Guns

Good morning, or should I say afternoon?  Our long Valentine’s weekend has ended and the girls are finally back in school.  Last night brought down rains that melted away a large amount of snow clearing the roads for early morning driving.  We had a fun, game filled, relaxed weekend.  We were unable to do our…

First Snow Fall

It has been a while, this I know, but I found myself in a place of darkness and eagerness to rant.  Instead of going off on things and strongly stating my opinions on irritations, I decided to take a step back, allowing my mind to settle. I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday season and vacation time.  I…

Germ Free Workouts

Today I went to the doctors.  I waited an hour and fifteen minutes in the waiting room and then another 10 minutes in the room before the doctor saw me.  Once she entered she checked my blood pressure, my heart rate, my O2 levels, and made me take many deep breaths followed by listening to…

Fresh off the Boat

Six months after giving birth to thing my husband spend a year overseas living on a boat herding tuna with his helicopter.  This was a career move we agreed upon that would fast track his career by 5-10 years.  It was a shortcut to get into better jobs state sides.  We weighed the options which lead to…