Free Vacation! With No Timeshare Seminars Required!!

We’re leaving today for our annual family vacation, which is sorta-kinda free. Which is more than sorta-kinda awesome. Here’s how my family does it: Instead of buying Christmas presents, Birthday presents, Mother’s Day presents, Father’s Day presents, or any other sort of gifting that should normally take place in a family, we deposit all the […]

Caution: Not for the Faint of Heights.

Today was the day to go to the Incline Railway! Besides the fact that trains are Ali’s favorite thing in the world, this is the steepest railroad in the world. Needless to say, someone was VERY excited. Others were a BIT more sleepy about the whole thing. However, a good ole’ train whistle always helps. […]

Yay, TenneSSEE!!

I’m taking a vacation from all of my weekly columns – Early Monday Mornings and Conquer the Caption. They should all be back next week, assuming I can shake the vacation mindset by then. Since Ali has been learning her map skills, she has been more excited about this trip than any trip ever before. […]