running shoes

I run when I’m chased…

…and then it depends on what’s chasing me. This has been my running joke for years. (Ha, see what I did there?) Truth be told, I’ve never been a runner. Even back in the day, when I was actually in shape, I didn’t run. I rollerbladed; I biked; I walked;… 

let them do for themselves

It’s not what you do

“It is not what you do for your children, but what you teach them to do for themselves, that will make them who they are.”

The key to life is happiness

Happiness is the Key to Life

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told… 

Zombies Aren’t Real

I now have 32 episodes (and counting) of The Walking Dead on my DVR. Yes, I’ve already seen them all, but in my awesome parenting wisdom I’ve decided to let The Goose watch. Tonight we watched the very first episode, “Days Gone Bye.” When it first started, I was questioning… 

How do you say "no" to this face?

Wordless Wednesday: 020514

How do you say “no” to this face?

We love Harry Potter

Reading: print vs. digital

I know that, while I embrace digital technology, I still prefer books in print. These days, however, the cost of a book often dictates which version I purchase.

The Rainbow Was Just There

Did you really pull over and get out of your car to take a picture of the rainbow?

Red Rocks

Visiting Denver, Part 1

It’s been over a month since we visited Denver, and I’m just now weeding through the 300+ photos I took during our 6-day stay. And while I have some really fun pictures of Scott and Carrie’s wedding, I’m uploading my pics and creating things in order, which means Dinosaur Ridge…