Boys & Writing: Our Journey

Why are those two words never paired together? I’ve been reading about families who try to create environments that might coax their sons to write more. So I think it’s time to share how we dealt with writing, when my son was growing up. I never really paid a lot of attention to Michael’s penmanship…

Following a Passion

When we lived in Alaska, a small horse stable was located on the outskirts of the Air Force base. We’d have to pass it everyday, as we drove in toward the neighborhoods. Alyssa was mesmerized. She and Ron would identify which horses were out in the pasture. As winter approached, the horses spent a little more…

Nicaragua? Really? For How Long??

Nicaragua…really? For HOW long? What’s a mom to do when their child grows up and wants to go somewhere a little….dangerous? Learn to meditate is one option. But I’ll have to save that for another post. Accept that always talking about our lives in terms of “adventures,” actually sunk in. And so Michael wanted an…

Michael’s Graduation

 Today, Michael graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas State University! His degree is Mass Communications – Journalism with a minor in Anthropology. We are so proud of him! He had a wonderful experience at Texas State, even though it started out a little rocky. He was always on the Dean’s List, he joined a bunch…