Tag Archives: Pets & Animals

Hiking Hurricane Hill at Olympic National Park

Deer Olympic National Park WA 1

After a few days of exploring Seattle we were ready for a change of pace. Olympic National Park, located in the Olympic Peninsula, was a perfect place to slow down and take in the beauty of God’s creation. The highlight … Continue reading

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Borrowing a Backyard: Experiencing Rural Life in Wyoming

Spotted Appaloosa WY

It’s no secret that I love the idea of living on a little farm. Courtney is one of my oldest friends. When we were little we’d spend hours dreaming of owning our own horses or chucking pastel colored ponies at each … Continue reading

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Adventures on Antelope Island

Sunrise Antelope Island UT

So we thought we were going to say goodbye to our village friends Sunday morning in Provo. The RVs were packed so we took our goodbye group picture and gathered for hugs. Then… In an attempt to deal with my … Continue reading

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Remembering Our Backyard in Colonial Beach VA

Roadschool Colonial Beach VA

As a family on the road we see so many wonderful places but you know what? It’s the small things I really want to remember. I want to remember… Each campsite we call home for a few days or weeks. … Continue reading

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The Three Amigos

Jealous Little Donkeys NC

One of the best things about full time rving with kids are the little surprises. We had an overnight stop at a campground and we had fun making some new little friends. We already know how much I love miniature mules. It … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte, Florida

Florida Palms Sunset

Who needs a campground when you can park in a yard. We spent over two weeks at my parent’s house in Port Charlotte. This is what we will remember. Visiting with my Junebug and Papaw (my grandma and grandpa) for … Continue reading

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The Magic of Swimming with Manatees


This was the conversation that followed our purchase of snorkeling gear in relation to my fear of sea creatures. Me- “Now I feel like I have to go snorkeling when we get to the keys. (pause) My brother saw a … Continue reading

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Letters to Nico

Nathanael and Nico

I had doubts about bringing our dogs on the trip with us. We even tried to find temporary foster parents for them but in the end decided they had to stay with us. Even if meant some inconveniences. Thing One … Continue reading

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Days 86-89: Old MacDonald had a farm

Thing 2 Horse TN

And on that farm he had a miniature mule. Rainy days. Fresh eggs. Curious goats. Stoic horses. Few things make me as happy as the smell and velvety touch of a horse’s muzzle. As I was struggling with depression, 5 … Continue reading

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Clueless or Cozy?

Eskimo Pug

We decided to wait out the storm. Alone. The morning of the storm we noticed the other three campers in the campground were packing up. By noon, the snow started falling and ice- the real problem- started forming on the … Continue reading

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