Open a New Window

During my recent trip to the Netherlands, I fell in love with this quaint, enchanting country. Everywhere I looked I felt surrounded by history, right down to the windmills, which are a national treasure. Continue reading

Somebody, Talk Me Down!

I can’t watch the presidential elections anymore. I can’t. I absolutely cannot! It’s killing me. If I hear one more insult, one more low blow, I’m going to run for the hills. And by that I mean Canada or, better … Continue reading

The Longest Week

The Longest Week

This has been the longest week ever. It’s the last week before Christmas and I swear it doesn’t want to end.  Not only are kids everywhere counting the days until Santa comes down their chimney, but I’m waiting for my … Continue reading

Camp Life: Breaking Curfew

Camp Life: Breaking Curfew

Lucas walked purposely thorough the brush, about 20 feet ahead. It was pitch dark and ridiculously late, and I could barely make out his outline in the dim moonlight. Luckily, he moved neither too fast, nor too slow. Rather, his pace was measured and deliberate, so as to give yours truly a chance to catch up. After all, I didn’t know these woods as well as he and I certainly wasn’t as attuned to my surroundings. Continue reading