Desert Botanical Garden – Phoenix, Arizona

Want something to do with the kids? Check out Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona: This is Spring Break for me and the kids. A long Spring Break at that. Two weeks. So the kids and I decided to hit the road, see the sights and make a journal of sorts of the best places […]

Fun Indoor in Mesa, Arizona

When Brent comes home we are always on the lookout for things to do with the kids. Something new that we haven’t done before and that is exciting for us all. Whether it be from going to ride barks at a park, swimming in a river or going to an amusement park – we want […]

A Flight Of Humanity

I try as hard as I can not to question humanity. The random acts of kindness of strangers and pure love for human life is often overlooked and we see all the misery we have in this world. The other night on my way home from New Orleans I had a layover in Houston. I […]

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Brent woke up with a wild hair up his arse. “Let’s go to the Grand Canyon”. Just like that, we packed, we piled into the truck and we went. The high was 63 degrees. Cooling to a 31 +/- at night. We paid $25 for a 7 day pass. We obviously didn’t stay all 7 […]


I have learned over the years here in Texas, that there is tradition to EVERYTHING. Every month there is something going on. Every weekend. Every holiday. Sometimes just random days there is something going on. Such as, at the beginning of every year, here in town, we have the stock show. The kids get two […]


Pictures of Deer in our backyard… I was making a late breakfast, the kids were sitting at the table waiting so patiently. Then…Mom…Look…At…That..Buck… I hurried with the camera and took a couple pictures. But they aren’t so good as I had to sneak out the back door and quickly snap pictures before Tristan started growling […]