adventures, fitness, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Quiet Contemplation and Reflection

Around here we try to take the time to reflect on our actions, thoughts and words frequently, but, as with all things, life gets the best of us and it gets lost in the shuffle. So, Sunday's are a day for some reflection and introspection. For myself, it's easy to sit and think about the… Continue reading Quiet Contemplation and Reflection

adventures, family, Uncategorized

Recharge, Reset, and Reflect

Sometimes in life, we find magic in the most unexpected places. The way a person smiles at us, the way a laugh can change your whole day, or even the way a song can spark a memory. These moments have a way of changing us, creating fragments of the person we are, and yet, we… Continue reading Recharge, Reset, and Reflect

adventures, Parenting

Travelling With Children and Why I Do It

Another miniature adventure checked off our list. Have you ever travelled alone with children? It’s not always the easiest or most fun thing to do, and let’s face it, kids can be downright annoying at times. My oldest two are always fighting with each other and asking “are we there yet?”, and my youngest tends… Continue reading Travelling With Children and Why I Do It

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Friday fun at First Landing State Park

Today's adventure had us on the road to First Landing State Park to do some trail walking. As a former runner, I'm used to hitting the pavement and going the distance. Even though I spend the majority of my fitness time in a gym these days, I still very much enjoy getting out and doing… Continue reading Friday fun at First Landing State Park

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A Trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Now that the weather is finally starting to turn cool, I am at once deliriously happy and yet longing for the warmth and beauty of the summer. Fall holds its own special place in my heart, with nature’s beautiful colors being a favorite view. But this past summer I had the pleasure of a lovely,… Continue reading A Trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula