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 →

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 →

Come on Spring!

I admit, I have been in full hibernation mode. I hate winter. Okay, I don't really hate the season of winter, I just hate being cold. And frugal. Cause come on, I could just crank up the heat and be fine, but then my bill gets cranked up, too. I just want my fingers and... Continue Reading →

Local Gem: Custard’s Last Stand

A few weeks back we traveled to a small little town southeast of Kansas City to watch my niece play volleyball. The drive there lasted longer than the game, kind of disappointing, but we still were happy to see her play once this season. The highlight of the journey was that we had to travel... Continue Reading →

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