An ancient fort on an ancient hill.

My family and I are currently on the Greek island of Paros.  While we are here, I am attempting to video blog (vlog) for the first time. My son, who has been vlogging every day for years, is trying to help me learn this strange new skill.  I turn 45 on Sunday.  He is...

What to pack

Traveling can actually be quite a hassle.  Or, it can be a forced rest.  Sometimes, sitting on a plane with nothing to do sounds nice. Every time I travel, I am always envious of the the cool, carefree travelers with one backpack.  I am not envious when I watch the...

On the road…

I will not be responding to email this afternoon and I will not be responding on Tuesday, August 1. When we flew to Athens, Greece we flew out of Miami, FL.  We left our car parked there.  We were going to fly back into Athens later and drive home. Then, when my...

If you are around…

As everyone knows by now, my son survived a brutal car accident on April 13.  Three months tomorrow. While we were in Denver, there were several fundraising parties thrown in our honor… in Franklin. One of my girls complained.  They are throwing parties for us...

Protect yourself before you go.

One of the great inventions of the modern world is insurance.  (I know.  I know.  It’s also one of the great nuisances of the modern world.)  But, think about it.  By pooling your resources with others, you can protect yourself from massive financial setbacks....