It’s that time of year again. We wipe the slate clean and make hopeful promises — to lose the weight, to eat better, to be more present, to become better versions of ourselves, and to eventually see those promises unravel and come crashing back to reality. I don’t usually make resolutions. I know that I… Continue reading A new year.
Disney blogs are kind of hard to write. There are so many out there that have fantastic insider tips, dos and don’ts, and can basically recite the entire Disney history to you in one fail swoop. Don’t get me wrong — we love Disney. We’ve hit up almost every major park: Disneyland and California Adventure,… Continue reading Disneyland Paris
For three sunshine-filled years, we were lucky enough to call Hawaii home. The house that we lived in was built in 1939, in anticipation of the influx of families to Hickam Field. When we first moved in, we noticed something amiss in the wall by our bay window in the living room. It’s the one time… Continue reading The day that lived in infamy
The first memory I have of voting was back in 1984. I was in first grade at Pine Hill Elementary School. The principal decided to hold a mock election. We wrote our choice on a slip of paper and dropped it into a shoebox by the end of lunch time on Election Day. Since the… Continue reading Vote.
It has been almost 16 years since Husband and I found ourselves at the first fork in married life. We were newlyweds, hoping desperately to find employment that didn’t require two jobs, temp jobs, or resorting to favors from friends or family. As we were discussing about our relatively bleak options, Husband asked me what… Continue reading Looking in.
When you live in Germany, Oktoberfests are EVERYWHERE. Starting in mid-to late-September, the beer taps flow, oompah bands flourish and if you haven’t dusted off your dirndl or lederhosen, well, you best step to it. Seriously. Even the little obscure village around the corner has Oktoberfest for one weekend. However, there is one festival to rule… Continue reading Oktoberfest – The REAL one
“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men, Couldn’t put Humpty back together again.” -Someone’s brilliant idea of a nursery rhyme Let’s look at that for a second. Egghead is sitting on a wall, falls over, cracks himself open and there’s no… Continue reading Walls are stupid.