The Great Canadian Hoodoo Tour

Har, Billie…have ya ever seen a hoodoo? (spoken in your best pirate voice…) On our recent family Spring Break vacation, we had a chance to go see us some hoodoos. Awesome! What’s a hoodoo? Well if you’ve never seen or heard of a hoodoo, let me show you a couple of pictures. Our little 2 […]

The Family Ski Trip

On a week-long trip to the Rockies, we spent three days skiing at a small, family resort. The mountain had a vertical drop of a thousand feet, so it was pretty doable for a family of once-a-year skiers and boarders. Zachary decided he wanted to try snowboarding, so we got him into a lesson on […]

Making Music Matter

  Our children are big music fans. Beth-Rose loves to sing, and Zach loves to play piano and listen to music. I imagine that is the same for most kids. I couldn’t sing or play an instrument, but when I was younger I built a radio from bits and pieces of other, broken radios. I […]

Best Friends Forever

While it is often said that no two kids are alike, many children do share the same traits and temperaments. Sibling dynamics are different as well, though again some of the behaviors and habits exhibited by siblings toward each other is similar among different families. I think my family was not unlike many other families […]