Category: Outings

Stopping by the park

Every kid gets a little shafted in their own way, and one of the plights of the youngest child (at least around here) is that he doesn’t get to go to the park nearly as much as his older sisters…

Our Unexpected Lunch at Gluten-Free Cutie!

Gluten-free cutie

  Rebecca and Benjamin and I were driving home from a new park we had just discovered in a part of town we rarely go to when I said, “Isn’t that Gluten-Free Cutie place somewhere around here?” I had heard…

Fun at the Farmer’s Market!

I heard yesterday that a new farmer’s market had just opened in town last week. Rebecca, age 12, Benjamin, age 9, and I headed there this afternoon to check it out. Sprouts Farmer’s Market — new in town! This was…

Escaping the Banality of the Suburbs

I haven’t had anything remotely resembling a vacation in eight months. No trips to the beach, no overnight getaways, no visiting relatives for a day or two … nothing. “If I don’t go somewhere, I think I’m going to lose…

Scenes From a Mall

The mall is not exactly one of my favorite places to go, but we had to exchange something at the Apple Store. A couple of the kids’ friends live on that side of town, so I picked them up first,…

Our Free Trip to the Zoo!

Our local library has a DVD that is a sort of advertisement/infomercial for our city’s zoo. If you check out this DVD and then return it (whether you watch or not, and I doubt most people do), you get a…