Mama! I Have Kemah in My Face! – The Kemah Boardwalk, Texas

Looking back at the brief time I lived in Houston over a decade ago, Kemah was a bright spot. When we decided to spend a few days in the Houston/Galveston area, I knew we’d need to spend some time at the Kemah Boardwalk. In fact, it was the first place we headed when we got […]

Scoot Your Boots Out of Houston! – A Daytrip to Galveston, Texas

When you are visiting Houston, you can only put up with your kids nagging you to go to the Gulf for so long. ┬áIt doesn’t matter how much culture or knowledge you pack in those little brains it seems that all they want is to hit the beach! We were only in Galveston for a […]

Travel is an Education : Homeschool at Home, Unschooling on the Road

I’ve talked briefly about how we are homeschooling before. The whole concept is a little ironic. I was homeschooled in high school and feel I didn’t receive nearly as good of an education or experience as I would have in public school. It has made me an outspoken opponent of it, and then… I am […]

Sailing in the Mediterranean near Palamos, Spain

I don’t have a bucket list, but I am tempted to start one. If I did, right at the top I would write “Sailing in the Mediterranean!” … Then I’d mark it off. I haven’t done a lot of sailing. Turns out it is a lot like glider flying, except there is more wind and […]