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Hey Emma! Family Vacations

September 9, 2018

We recently had an opportunity to take a family vacation that wasn’t planned far in advance.  It was an opportunity that had come up and we jumped at the chance to go.  Well, most of jumped.  One of us was more than reluctant and, at one point, flat out refused to go.  What made things […]

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Road Trip! Part 2 of 2

August 22, 2018

Part 2 of the series “Road Trip!” The rest of the drive to our destination outside of Detroit was pretty uneventful.  Trees, farm fields, trees, farm fields – repeat.  Somewhere in there must have been a “stop and smell the roses” kind of destination, but we have made the trip so many times, we no […]

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Road Trip! Part 1 of 2

July 25, 2018

Let’s Go To Michigan Our family of 5 packed up 2 huge suitcases then headed for a long weekend in Michigan. Since our rather large mini-van (oxymoron, I know) started to behave poorly, we had to use my wife’s SUV. To be fair, her car has had fewer expensive problems than my “mini”-van which surprised […]

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It’s so early!

June 13, 2018

There’s no doubt that having Emma in driver’s ed will be a huge benefit once she gets her license and can actually drive a car without a nervous, overly-critical parent in the vehicle. In the meantime, getting up at 5:00 am so she can be at school by 6:00 am for her driving classes leaves […]

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