An Archaeological Dig in the Guest Room (Write Every Day #5)

I’m diving into my guest room today because it’s got to get cleaned out.  Diving is the operative word because it has become the repository for all “things that have no place.” Do you have a room like that? Oh, an extra blanket?  Throw it on the fold-out couch in the guest room because guests…

Disneyland: Finding Magic and Wonder

  With one of my daughters busy with summer internships and getting ready to go off to college in just a month, we weren’t able to plan any family vacation time this year — which means I’ve been on a mission to escape the stresses of the world in small summery chunks.  This week it…

Flashback Friday: Summer in Greece, 2014

Two years ago, we packed for a month-long trip abroad, with two teenage girls. We spent one week in London, and three weeks in Greece, the homeland of all my ancestors. The trip was more inspiring than I could have hoped for and harder than I could have imagined. When we returned, I tried to…