The “Texas Forever” Vacation: Part Four

We’re recapping our 2014 “Texas Forever” Vacation. You can read about our adventure: parts one, two, three, four and five. The next¬†morning we bid adieu to Alpine, but not before stopping in front of this mural. I like to call it, “find Anna-Laura.” Then, it was off to Fort Stockton to hug the famous roadrunner,…

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Remember the Alamo! and Other Tall Tales

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to spend a day with 50 12- and 13-year-olds, wonder no more. It was a total blast. True story.¬†A couple of weeks ago, bad back and all, Luke and I tagged along on the seventh grade field trip to San Antonio. The kids and teachers rode on the…

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Doctor’s orders

About a month ago, our counselor encouraged Scott and I to find time to “get away.”  We both snorted loudly at the prospect of that happening anytime soon.  But, as providence would have it, we had a family reunion last weekend and after it was over my AWESOME Aunt Mary Lou offered to watch the…

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