In the brochures, kayaking with your family looks like an absolute blast. People are laughing and loving life, exploring nature via some of the world's most beautiful waterways. In reality, it's just an hour of me frantically moving my arms while the 8-year-old sitting behind me occasionally says "I'll help" approximately 5 seconds before we … Continue reading Truth in Advertising
The following is a SM post from a couple years ago, when summer travel was as simple as hopping in the family truckster and heading (for us) south, with giddy visions of several 64 oz gas station Diet Cokes and twice as many bathroom breaks dancing in our mask-free heads! Ah, summer.
We just booked our first cruise, and let me tell you the one thing I’ve learned about cruises so far: That per-person fee they quote you? You can toss that right into the ocean.
I like to collect "facts" about the places I visit. As we are in Florida this week for a good ol' Great American Beach Vacation, I thought I'd share some of the "facts" I learned/made up this week!
In which a poor facsimile of Hemingway-an dialogue is used to describe a common family vacation scene.
A special edition of the SRS Report, brought to you by a less-than-restful trip to the great state of Florida. Part 1 of . . . more than 1.
We wrap our vacation up today and head back to the great state of Kentucky (where we will revel in all of the humidity we've come to love about Florida with none of that healing, magical salted air from the stunning ocean to distract us). I like to think that we always do what we … Continue reading Remembering the Fallen (No, sorry, not that – title needs work, but . . .)
While on vacation, I've been working on an updated version of the popular religious poem "Footprints in the Sand" - it's this place, just gets the creative juices a flowin'! I'm not finished yet, but I hope you don't mind me sharing a portion of what I have so far: "I noticed in those most … Continue reading Footprints in the (Everloving) Sand