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I was extremely grateful to Mr Smith this weekend for being a sport and having the kids ALL day so that I could attend my 1st blogging conference (because its not like I do it every day or anything). 1,094 more words

Family Adventures

Charleston's billboards and toilets.

This past weekend boy 1 had a soccer tournament in Charleston, South Carolina. Of course the whole family always attends these events and we stay at a hotel with the rest of the team families. 315 more words

Blow away the cobwebs...

What do you do when you have two stir crazy children, a Mommy running on empty energy tanks and you live on the South coast? You go for a walk along the beach to blow away the cobwebs and with today’s blustery weather cobwebs weren’t blown away with a gentle breeze but with a full gale force wind! 213 more words

Days Out

Enjoying My Weekends

My daughter and I took an afternoon walk in the woods this past weekend.  My parents own some wooded land and we like to morel mushroom hunt every spring there.   94 more words



Are these girls doing any study? I mean, they are supposed to be totally applying themselves to their practical work on placement not swanning around NZ seeing the sights. 248 more words

Family Adventures

To be Unwise

A quote from the well-known American author John Crowley states that “the things that make us happy, make us wise”. And I have to agree. I may have a good sense of humour and am prepared to give most things a go, but I just cannot do rough camping. 594 more words

Family Adventures

The Allure of Train Tracks in the Wild West

Growing up in England, I rode trains all the time as a kid and I never thought anything of them to be honest. Train tracks were just another part of the murky, rainy scenery that is so prevalent there. 316 more words