Category: Parenting

The Lesson of Grizzly Gulch

Last week we hiked up another beautiful canyon to a place called Grizzly Gulch.  Now if your imagination works like mine this name conjures up all sorts of images.  The hike offered some spectacular views of the canyon on a winding switchback trail bordered…

Unexpected.

I have always loved this poem by Robert Frost. You’re probably familiar with it too… The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one…

Uh, has it really been 4 months?

Oops.  Well, I had a few funny things I wanted to write about so without further ado, here they are: Jess, from the backseat: “Mommy, I wan help you drive” Mommy: “Sorry baby, you have to stay in your seat.” Jess, still in the…

Poconuts

So Jessica discovered “Jake and the Neverland Pirates” on the Disney channel and she really likes it.  We had to have a little discussion about not emulating Captain Hook but she’ll go around saying things like “Capin Hook’s a seeky sook!”  (Captain Hook is…