Go Take A Hike

I was scrolling through Facebook yesterday morning when I came across a post by a local city guide. The post had a picture of a hiking trail surrounded by yellow flowers that can only be found in Southern California (Pentachaeta lyonii). The picture was so pretty (flowers as far as the eye could see) that I decided…

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Opening Day

As you know, we are a big baseball family. Mike and I grew up playing baseball and softball, and we love to watch major league baseball games. When our kids were born, we hoped that they would like baseball like us (you may recall Mike and I even have a joking “arrangement” for choosing their favorite…

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I’m The Thud

Have I told you guys that I am a champion fainter? I started fainting back in elementary school and I’ve only gotten better at it with age. When I was a kid, I fainted when I had a headache, didn’t get enough sleep, or hadn’t eaten enough. I’ve fainted in restaurants, classrooms, and my personal…

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Ringside Seats

On Sunday night, we went out to my nephew’s favorite restaurant to celebrate his tenth birthday. We were seated at a nice long table in a room just off the entrance. I always call these the “large party with kids” rooms – close enough to the main dining room to feel like you’re part of the…

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The Joshua Tree

This last weekend I had a trip away with a group of my friends who I don’t see nearly enough. We all have kids and crazy lives, but somehow the stars aligned and we were all able to meet up at our friend Jess’ house in the California desert. Our agenda was: ~eat ~laugh ~drink…

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