TWO HUNDRED TWENTY THREE…We won the lotto

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Winning the lotto means different things for different people. To me, at this time in my life, it’s so much more than monetary winnings. Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY…just swinging

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What’s more romantic than a tree swing which allows you to watch and capture moments of your life as a family together? I can see the girls (at various stages in their lives) in a montage of images with music playing in the background…maybe playing at their weddings many years from now. I can see the girls keeping the videos for their own kids to watch and I can imagine how “old” and “Long ago” it will seem to their children. Musings of the traditions of a simple yet beautiful tree swing. Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED SIXTY SIX…Spring Chickens and Ceramic Bunnies

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Random minis: We spent last week at my brother’s vacation home in Beech Mtn. NC. On Wednesday, for dinner, Greg and I were in the mood to try something new. Whenever we visit Boone, Banner elk and Blowing Rock we … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED FIFTY ONE…dancing and driving

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Super Soaker…when I hear this song by Kings of Leon, I have an undeniable need to get up and start jumping up and down while throwing my limbs into space in a most chaotic manner. Certain bands/songs make me want … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED THIRTY FOUR…remove the lid

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I have wanderlust in the worst way. Yes, we just returned from a 3-week vacation in Tennessee and Michigan. 2,984 miles in the comfort and convenience of a mini-van. Your probably asking yourself, “Is there such a thing as comfort and convenience … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED THIRTY THREE…an ending in pictures

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The last week of our 3-week hiatus included an adventurous, rocking and might I add “freezing” night on a boat, 5 amazingly fun and very different playgrounds, An amazing garden filled with beautiful purple flowers, ‘Moomers’ the famous ice cream … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED THIRTY TWO…we have located heaven on earth

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Just like Tennessee, when we headed to Michigan, I had a list of things I wanted our family to experience. And of course, staying 2 weeks didn’t allow us to do all of those things. So once again, I had … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED THIRTY ONE…uh oh, did someone say road trip???

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We are channeling the Clampets on the road home from our three-week hiatus. We have stuffed the inside of our car with as much as we possibly can and we are heading home with a bed frame loosely attached to … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FOUR… vacation blues

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It is Friday the 13th. One day before Valentines Day. Greg and I left the kids with Busha and Grandpa and headed due West to Sarasota. We were ready for the ULTIMATE 4 day vacation. I have been dreaming of … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED TWENTY TWO…

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I turned 38 years old 20 days ago. My husband and I have a continual dialogue about our dreams which almost always include travel of some sort. Occasionally I dream out-loud about photography equipment and encourage him to fantasize about a … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED SEVENTEEN…we got this! seriously! we got this!#$%!??!! Part 5

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So just to recap on the trip thus far, (NOTE: this section of Part 5 is inspired by Bear Hands, Daft Punk, LCD Soundsystem and Bombay Bicycle Club) we have learned 7 Extremely valuable lessons about RV camping; Seatbelts ALWAYS…even … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED SIXTEEN…we got this! seriously! we got this!#$%!??!! Part 4

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WARNING: THERE ARE A LOT OF TREE AND NATURE PICTURES IN THIS POST. Continuing on with the Spranger Awesome RV Journey 2014 Fall Edition: I have been sifting through 11,000 pictures from our trip. 11,000 pictures and I am not … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED FIFTEEN…we got this! seriously! we got this!#$%!??!! Part 3

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Bar Harbor, Maine So for the first week of the trip, I had multiple Danny Elfman moments. Once we arrived in Maine, everything changed. So in honor of this next segment I would like to note my inspiration is coming … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED FOURTEEN…we got this! seriously! we got this!#$%!??!! Part 2

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The first part was written with the What’s This song in Nightmare Before Christmas. This second part is inspired by the theme song of Beetlejuice also by the amazing Danny Elfman. Danny Elfman has this amazing ability to tell a story with … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN…we got this! seriously! we got this!#$%!??!! Part 1

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Picture this 5 people, two adults, three children two of them under the age of 5, and a 75 lb dog on a 300 square foot recreational vehicle (RV). The goal was to get up to Maine as quickly as … Continue reading

THIRTY-EIGHT…a much-needed get-away

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Banner Elk, North Carolina… We were able to get away this weekend…I packed up the kids on Friday and we fled 115 miles north-east to Beach Mt., North Carolina, nestled atop Banner Elk. We were hoping to do a little … Continue reading