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Apr 20, 2016

Everywhere Cameron and I have lived (5 towns now), we have had people tell us the same thing. “You guys know all the places to see around here!” We’d only lived here in Winslow for 2 months when we started hearing that from people! We don’t feel like we’re out scouring town every night, or […]

Mar 29, 2016

Do you remember when you were a kid and you went up to your mother while she was washing dishes and said those fateful words? You know the words I’m talking about…”I’m bored.” Suddenly you had a list of things to do so you wouldn’t be bored and you wished you’d just stayed where you […]

Jan 21, 2016

The other evening Cameron came home and said, “Come on, Darrow! Let’s find your shoes and we’ll all go for a drive!” I was grumpy that day. It had been a tough Momma day and just wanted to stay home curled up on the couch. Thankfully I didn’t. As much as I really didn’t want […]

Oct 13, 2015

This past weekend we took a very random and last minute camping trip up into the San Francisco Mountains. Between deciding to go and getting on the road took 30 minutes, and we found our camping site (we wanted to be in prime position to see the fall colors when the sun came up) just […]

Oct 9, 2015

I read once (but can’t find the article now!) that a great way to fall in love all over again and connect with your spouse and family is to make memories and do something new. According to the article there is an actual chemical reaction in the brain that truly does make you more sentimental, […]