#1,023 Nap Time.

The rain never stopped falling today. I struggled to wake up when my alarm went off for church, and waited out the monsoon that fell just as we wer...

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#1,022 Napier Birthday Lunch.

We had a belated birthday lunch for Ben with some of his family (we missed you, Tom, Allison and Harper) today that resulted in some story telling ...

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#1,021 Late Night Kitchen.

Mallorie and Jim are in the middle of a total kitchen renovation and it’s getting close to completion. Last night, Jim bought a TV for the kitchen ...

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#1,020 Jesse Talks.

Lately we’ve been spending a lot of time with Jesse since he now lives 6 miles down the road. Tonight he had dinner with us and as usual we ended u...

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#1,019 The Big Trip Day 6.

Today was the last leg of the big road trip. We woke up at the Holiday Inn Express in Harrisonburg, Virginia and were on the road by 7:45 am. We sa...

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#1,018 The Big Trip Day 5.

We had breakfast in Stockbridge this morning at the Main Street Cafe, then set out north for Vermont. We made another stop in Lenox and this tim...

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#1,017 The Big Trip Day 4.

Today, my husband turned 29 years old. Are we seriously that close to 30? We slept in very late since we arrived at the inn well after 1 am, so we ...

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#1,016 The Big Trip Day 3.

Ben and I have been in 9 states today. North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachu...

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#1,015 The Big Trip Day 2.

So many beautiful sights and sounds today, so I’ll keep the writing to a minimum. We spent the morning touring Duke University. Ben told me ...

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#1,014 The Big Trip Day 1.

Well here we are. We are on the biggest road trip of our lives to Ben’s 10 year class reunion in North Carolina, then we’re going north to Pennsylv...

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#1,013 All Set.

I crossed every last thing off this list by bedtime. Boom. Now, 4 am is going to come early. Goodnight, sweet readers!

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#1,012 Packing.

Today, on what happened to be the most wonderfully fallish day so far this season, a day that started and ended with a chill and a sweatshirt, I st...

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