A benefit of living in a large metro area, is having a plethora of things to do. It’s especially fun when one of those activities are almost in your back yard. About a block behind our house is a park. This park has four baseball fields), a play ground, pond, and dog parks. It sitsContinue reading “Fun Festival”
My family and I visited the Perot Museum in Dallas during members-only hours over the weekend. They have a new exhibit – Maya: Hidden World Revealed. Having a daughter of Mayan decent, we were especially interested and excited to see the exhibit and it was well worth the visit. The exhibit will be at theContinue reading “A Day at the Perot”
Reading thru past blog posts, it is very clear that I have three primary interests . . . . . Children/Family Travel Gardening I lump children and family together, but could also add adoption and foster care into this group. Adoption brought Lili and Naomi into my life. They are my children and therefore myContinue reading “Varied Interests”
It was 9 years ago on this day, March 20th, that we anxiously sat in the lobby area of our Guatemala hotel awaiting the arrival of Lili’s foster family. It was this day that they very tearfully handed Lili over to us – her forever family. Two years later, on March 16th, we drove thru the orphanage gatesContinue reading “Anniversary Week”
Hubby wanted us to try Carrot Dogs. Here’s what we thought.
I was going thru some photos today and came across some I had forgotten about. Like these from our trip to California last Spring. I think they are photos taken by my sister. Hard to believe that trip was almost a year ago.
Last night was popcorn and movie night in the World of Weeks and for the first time we viewed the movie “Trolls.” This movie expressed very well, how life’s circumstances can cause us to be forever grateful or forever gloomy and fearful. It was also a good lesson in how one person can change the lifeContinue reading “Trolls”
I had quite a few photos on my phone and was running out of room. So why not share them here. This girl loves Snapchat and I have a lot more pictures to prove it. Just don’t have the room here to post them all 🙂 In looking atContinue reading “Photo Purge”
For the last several years, I’ve had a growing interest in learning more about my family tree. The internet makes finding that information easier than ever, so tonight I spent some time searching for information about my family. Information, that was likely shared with me in my younger days, but since forgotten. For example, IContinue reading “The Family Tree”
We have had a lot of plans for our future and as is true for most of us in life, those plans sometimes need to change. One thing our move to Texas has made me realize, is that I need to let go of some of those things I really had hoped to do in life.Continue reading “Plans Change”