The day we stopped playing with boxes

My kids don’t play with boxes anymore. I’m sad about it, but I know they aren’t. I knew it would happen someday, but why at the beginning of summer? When they were little, nothing beat a good big box. Unfortunately, I learned the days of boxes are...
We’ve got Company

We’ve got Company

Well there goes another morning wasted. Today’s excuse/reason was the Wonder of Nature. We have squirrels living in our gutter. I feel so blessed. They chose us over 32 acres of trees and pasture for their home. Every morning at 6 for the past week, we heard them...

Fun with Passwords

“Mom, what is my password?” “You already forgot it?” Practical people would have a simple answer to this question.  So would the parenting books.  But in my world, nothing is simple or practical. I felt kind of empathetic about the situation because passwords drive me...
Ringing Rocks Park

Ringing Rocks Park

Ringing Rocks Park (click here to visit park website) Location: Upper Black Eddy, Bucks County, PA Ringing Rocks Road, Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972 (map from Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation, Ringing Rocks Park website) Description Ringing Rocks Park is a...

That Sinking Feeling

Ahoy! I just signed up for Boater’s Safety Class. So, I’m putting it out there for everyone. I will be operating a small Boston Whaler on Barnegat Bay this summer so please give me some room. It’s in your best interest.  It’s not the Bay that gets me worried.  I feel...