Archive for June, 2011

Worst-Case Scenario: a Trick for Overcoming Fear

I’ve done a lot of things in my life that could be considered scary. Long before I ever moved into an RV, I moved my family hundreds of miles away from our home and our support system. Many of our friends said that sounded scary (and it was). Then there was the time I decided […]

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What We Could Give Up

I remember a time about eight years ago when Jared and I were desperately trying to come up with a list of things we could live without. We were broke. More than broke. We had way more month than money and a mounting credit card bill that received no more attention than minimum payments. In […]

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Happiness Highlights: Savannah

I’m going to start keeping track of my weekly Happiness Highlights, and I invite you to join in if you’re so inclined. What are Happiness Highlights? Things that have brought me joy, peace, or happiness in the last week. What’s the point? To remember to be grateful. To focus on the good, because it is […]

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3 Things We Should Learn from the Honey Badger

Jared and I have recently begun referring to my daughter Emma as a honey badger. We mean it mostly as a compliment, although one only understood by YouTube or Wild Kratts fans. Fortunately, Emma is well-versed in the abilities of the honey badger thanks to PBS kids, so she gets it. For those of you […]

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What We Learned the First Week on the Road

We pulled into the Lofton Creek Campground along East State Road 200 in Yulee, Florida on Friday night, determined to make the best of our detour. Five days (and so. much. money.) later, we are finally back on the road and headed to Savannah, Georgia. We’re relieved. I don’t think we’re quite ready to let […]

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