Is Vegas the City for…Kids?

The pool area erupted with squeals and cries and kids running past my lounge chair. I’m a nice lady and like kids and all but what is going on? This is Las Vegas, not Disneyworld, right? My visit to Las Vegas was amazing. So much fun and such a diversity of entertainment. Initially I went to Las Vegas, this time, for the SDE (staff development for educators) conference. I was honestly excited to attend...

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10 ways to have an adventure while visiting family in Florida.

During a sales presentation for time shares near Disney World, we were scoffed at for saying that staying with family was how we intended to enjoy our vacation. “Surely you want more than a visit with FAMILY” the woman sneered. Mike responded, “well, we like our family.” After the third time when we supplemented our family visits with a 3 night complimentary stay in a plush resort equipped with pools and 2 bedroom suites,...

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HOLIDAY EXHAUSTION

The lights on the houses are pretty and I do like the holiday decorations in my home but, I can not handle the overwhelming sense of tiredness I am feeling today. I have been moving forward at a good clip this past year.  I did some traveling.  Made some new friends.  Gained followers on my blog. In addition as a widow, I continue to be the only parent for my two sons who are now...

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Summer Travels, Adventures and Challenges – moving forward

After a few rainy days it is so nice to wake up to the sun shining on summer again.  The air is fresh and delightful this morning and my life is getting back to normal after a fun month of travel, adventures and challenges. As a teacher, the first week of summer is always an adjustment.  Do I organize my bills? Plant more flowers? Catch up with housework? Feed the kids? Shop? Have lunch...

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