Estes Park = excellent local eateries

  Estes Park has always been, for me, a cute, touristy town that served as the gateway to one of my favorite places on earth, Rocky Mountain National Park. While I'm sure there are some really great shops, (especially walking along Fall River including Outdoor World where we've purchased awesome Kavu wallets and bags and a... Continue Reading →

Local Gem: Wonderscope

We recently kicked off the summer by heading to Wonderscope. It's a cute little children's museum located in Shawnee, KS. Let me just start by being real frank ... I generally despise any type of museum. Especially children's museums. Maybe I'm getting soft in my old age, or it could be the fact that I... Continue Reading →

‘I read. I travel. I become.’

Road Trip Tweet from 2012: We’re listening to “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl” while driving in preparation for visiting the Holocaust Museum later this week. I think back to that tweet often when planning road trips. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was a highlight of our trip to Washington, DC, that summer.... Continue Reading →

Local Gem: Longboards wraps & bowls

The Real Frank Sisters and families met up recently for a much-needed outing. We chose to go bowling, something both the little ones and bigger ones can enjoy together, and then dinner. I wanted to find a good, local place to eat. So after a little online searching (I don't make it to Kansas City... Continue Reading →

I’m not giving up, but …

I'm not giving up. I'm not a quitter. It's not really in my nature. But for the first 20 years of this chronic illness, I spent a good portion of my time trying to find ways to be healed. Or spending time being depressed because I wasn't. I don't think I'd ever really thought about... Continue Reading →

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