Category Archives: Adventure

Sweet Strawberries

It’s finally strawberry season in SoCal (which still seems weird to me since strawberry season in Ohio isn’t until June)! The girls have been strawberry picking many times (in both Orange County and North Carolina), but William never had and … Continue reading

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Take Me to Ohio

During the end of August and early September, we spent nearly two weeks in Ohio visiting with family, seeing new-to-us sites, and, most special of all, celebrating at my younger brother’s wedding. On this trip, William got to meet my … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin’ 2018

Summer has wound down. Labor Day has come and gone. All the kids are back in school and daycare full time. I’m back to work and teaching after my six-month maternity leave. Last week, even the calendar forced us all … Continue reading

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A is for Apple

Fall is the season for apple picking. I imagine in most locales, this means a beautiful drive through the countryside to a quaint orchard. Then, in the coolness of autumn, you joyously pick apples, drink cider, pay someone a few … Continue reading

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Summer Science, Seals, Space, and Sea

This is a post about our summer fun…but, it’s now autumn. Oh well, better late than never. Because it seems like I only have 10 hours in my days…and enough energy for 4 of those hours, here’s a quick recap … Continue reading

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Springtime Whale Watching

Lillian went on her first boat ride last weekend. She was about the same age that Vivian was when she went on her first boat ride. The four of us ventured out of Newport Bay into the Pacific Ocean to … Continue reading

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Snow Angels, Balls, & Sledding

We have gotten pounded with much needed rain this winter and the mountains have received feet upon feet of snow, even our local SoCal ones. We had hoped to take a weekend trip to the mountains, but the reality of … Continue reading

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