Category: grand adventures

The Last Frontier Preview

A preview of our adventure out on the Pacific Ocean. Full moving coming soon.

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23 Years

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Finding Light

I have read and heard many times that with addiction relapse is part of recovery. This has proven to be true. Please don’t be discouraged. (You hear that, self?) Sometimes we fall, but the important thing is brushing ourselves off, getting back up and moving forward. I find that even though sober living can be […]

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Under The Blue Moon

Annual campout at Dove Hollow. The stuff childhood dreams are made of. #pnw #summer #camp This weekend we camped under the blue moon. After a scorching day of swimming, camp food and the chatter and screech of a multitude of children, I lay on the front porch of the cabin listening to the symphony of […]

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Seabrook, Wa

Our weekend in Seabrook, Wa

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We Bought a Bus

We have a wedding to go to on the opposite coast about 3000 miles away. It is a tricky thing to haul a large family that far so we decided to buy a bus. Cousin just so happened to have one parked in the woods not far from here. She is a 1989 MCI coach […]

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Sea Billows

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Long Beach 2013

My 5 girls in front of the painting of cranberry bogs Our first trip to the ocean this summer. I thought that since we weren’t hosting a wedding, this summer would be very easy and slow. Wrong. (Baby hates restraints) and after barely staying sane on the drive down we had such a good time. […]

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County Fair

Anna called Friday evening and asked if me and Sabra wanted to go to a concert at the fair. I dropped everything and went. Just me, Sabra, Anna and her girls and my sister, Rachael. I didn’t realize how relaxing it would be without the little ones. Ususally I am frantically counting heads but this […]

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All But One

While at the reunion I look over and see almost all my kids in one place. I gasp. A very rare occurence so I quickly plopped down amongst them and asked Calli to snap a photo. All of the children that I grew in my womb, except my second-born, Riley.  81 months of pregnancy and […]

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