Photo Friday, on Mudnday.

Anybody else missing Photo Friday? I’ll bet you didn’t even notice it stopped ; ) Welcome to one of the things I did this summer when I wasn’t dedicating my time to Photo Fridays – Adventures in Mud! I thought it a fitting photo to share in lieu of our recent mud-hole adventure. This is…

A Date with Kate: A Kickoff to Fall

I’m going to bed smelling like dirt and applesauce. I think that’s a sign of a good day. I suppose I could shower, but I strongly dislike the activity, so I’m going to push that off till tomorrow. Hooray for procrastination! But anyways… I’m going to bed smelling strange because today I spent with Kate….

August Frogging

I like August, and I like frogs. ┬áBut what do I like better? I like CATCHING frogs with kids! Welcome to my favourite part of last week: I had the pleasure of helping teach the Nature Exploration Skill at camp with 10 curious kiddos and Allison, chief Nature Explorer and Frog Catcher Extraordinaire (She’s pretty…

A Very Late Photo Friday: The Park and Parkour

___ Meet Zack and Joey: ___ ____ They’re pretty cool. ____ ____ Zack, Joey, and Adam are our resident Parkour Enthusiasts. [Click here for a description of Parkour] If you haven’t noticed, Adam is missing in this trio today, making this post about only 2 of our Parkour Heros: ____ ____ Zack and Joey! Oh…

Mongolia Mountain

We climbed some really big hills the day before yesterday. Like, really big. So let’s make that a mountain. I climb it, it qualifies! The Story: It was Friday. Friday is team-time day. This time it was team-time-adventure-day. After school in the morning, we dropped by our place for lunch of PB&J or Sausage Sandwiches…

Explorer Pants

I wore my explorer pants today. ┬áThe last time I wore my explorer pants we climbed a mountain. I never told you about that, did I? One fine day at the end of last summer I was working at a fishing lodge. I worked there many fine days actually, but this day was a particularly…

So much for Not Journaling…

I found something I wrote a year ago today. For someone who does not journal, it sounds a lot like journaling. You have been warned. One year ago I had just moved from my hometown to a small town. 7 hours south; Away from my friends and familiarity; moving in with my parents. Awesome. Every…