Category: Outings

Total Solar Eclipse 2017!

Total Eclipse of the Sun t-shirt

Monday. August 21, 2017, was a big day in history, as you probably well know — there was a total solar eclipse! We decided it would be worth it to drive up to Franklin, North Carolina, to be in the…

Rock Wall Climbing!

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Since I am (I’m very sorry to say) one of the most un-cool people around, it is kind of neat that the kids and I have started doing something that seems pretty darn cool. We joined a rock wall climbing…

Our Annual Strawberry Picking Trip

When I first started this site, it was originally on Blogger and called “Strawberries, Seinfeld, and Swimming” because my first post was about going strawberry picking, I had recently watched some Seinfeld reruns, and we were getting ready to meet…

Our Trip to Chattanooga

Inside Ruby Falls in Chattanooga

We don’t normally — ever — take trips during spring break. (It probably has something to do with being homeschoolers.) But this year, I was really annoyed that everybody and their uncle seemed to be going somewhere fun but us.…

Outdoor Wedding!

Playing piano at outdoor wedding

Every now and then my life gets a little more exciting than just cooking dinner, reading books, or going to Chick-Fil-A — and that’s when I play the piano at a wedding or party. Yesterday I played for an outdoor…

Our Visit to Tom and Chee

Our Visit to Tom and Chee

We’re big Shark Tank fans around here, and I’m probably the biggest fan in the house. I could write an entire post about why I like Shark Tank (and maybe will), but one of the reasons is that we learn…

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…