Day #1 of our West Coast Adventure (WCA) and it did not disappoint! Total Miles Travelled: 502 Time in car: 8 hours, 3 min The drive from South Texas toward any direction west many feel is boring and uneventful. I, however, see such beauty is its seemingly barren spaces. The flowers, the rabbits, the snakes… Continue reading Day #1 – WCA – Roswell, New Mexico (06/23/19)
We are counting down the days until a new journey begins...back to exploring new roads, meeting new interesting people and trying new experiences! When a new long trip is before us, I always have a special journal that I put together to write in, sketch in, and place anything that was special that we encountered… Continue reading Yes! I am a Homeschool Mom!
Today’s Goals: How in the world did we not progress on Journey pretty much all spring?? Well, I can tell you....life happened! I am very saddened that we aren't further along on her but I have to remind myself of what this project is all about...the Journey!!! So, with disappointment and sadness gone, excitement and… Continue reading 6/15/2019 – Day #15: Journey’s Conversion (Wire Wheel Roof, Seal with Protectant, Remove Driver’s Side Rear Window Metal Covering)
I know what you are thinking...where the heck is this place you speak of? No, I am actually not making it up...there is a place tucked into the cliffs near White Rock, New Mexico that is a little known diamond for history and that has a very high coolness factor! The neatest fact about Bandelier… Continue reading Bandelier National Monument: New Mexico (5/21/2018)
Land of Enchantment indeed! We sure love New Mexico...the hypnotizing sunsets, the skies that seem to reach the ends of the earth, the rich Native American traditions and culture and the spiritual places to visit along the way that make you truly feel alive! I was born in New Mexico and even though I was… Continue reading White Sands National Monument: New Mexico (5/19/2018 – 5/21/2018)
Has has anyone ever asked you what your intentions were when you did or said something? Or maybe when your child began dating, you asked their new friend what their intentions were with your daughter or son? The word intention holds such power because when we ask about intentions to another, the answers… Continue reading Intentions Flow Into Action
When I got my Psychology degree back when the dinosaurs roamed the earth in 1999, I could have never truly known how much the knowledge I learned while in my classes would still come back to me 20 years later to ponder and reflect upon two kids and 23 years of marriage later. William James… Continue reading Choose Your Thoughts Wisely
The countdown to the 2019 West Coast Adventure seems to be speeding up and is getting very close....2 weeks close! Have you ever found that planning a trip or an adventure to a new place or doing a new task is half the fun? I LOVE planning our summer trips and typically begin in February… Continue reading Planning is half the fun!!
2019 is the year of wonder for us…..of slowing down, decrease attachments and embracing every sense that comes our way…every smell, every texture, every emotion, every new experience…pull the joy from it, be grateful for the lessons that were taught to us through those senses, be better for them and then leave them behind. This… Continue reading 2019 Adventures
Howdy all! No, I am not posting because we have gotten any work done in the last 2 weeks on Journey. 😦 We will be resuming work on her this Sunday, so look this weekend for another post with more progress. But, nonetheless, I do have exciting news! After taking sketches of Journey and design… Continue reading 2/5/2019 – Journey’s Logo is Complete!