Monthly Archives: January 2013

Is Surfing a Sport? ‘Cause I’m not an Athlete!

It’s probably not a surprise to y’all that I’m not athletic.  (I’ll pause here in case there are sharp intakes of breath or gasps of shock…none?? Okay, we’ll carry on.)  I will never be bringing home sports trophies or ribbons. It’s not that I don’t enjoy sports.  Or that I don’t try.  I’m just not … Continue reading »

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Parenting Brave While Freaking Out

I read a post this week about raising brave sons.  It was well-written, well-thought-out, and it left me wondering if I am somehow failing to raise Dr. Smooth bravely.  Isn’t it funny how we can read the words of others and question ourselves based on their opinion? Luckily, I also read a hilarious post from Jenny from the Blog about … Continue reading »

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Is That Dog Poop I Smell???

One of My Knight’s selling points for Harvey the RV was that we could take the dogs with us.  We have four, and it’s always sad to leave them behind when we travel.  So I have to say that once we got Harvey on the road and actually camping, one of the things I have … Continue reading »

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Give Me A Dose of Kindness; Hold the Criticism Please

Have you ever noticed that we are completely inundated with judgment?  Maybe I notice it more these days since jumping off the cliff into pursuing my dream full-time.  I have been given an amazing amount of support and encouragement, but I have also received a lot of condemnation and disapproval. It has really made me … Continue reading »

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