Hiding behind the camera is so much easier.

I have a hard time getting in the picture. Part of it is residual low self-esteem from my late teens and early 20’s. Part of it is simply being unwilling to relinquish the control of the camera. And still another part of it is not trusting someone else to take a picture of me thatContinue reading “Hiding behind the camera is so much easier.”

The North Carolina Zoo with four kids. Because they’re not wild enough.

I wish I had something profound to say, but I don’t. I feel like I’m running on fumes this summer. That’s pretty typical really. My kids are home and I feel like I’m on call 24/7. During the school year, I get a glorious seven hours a day ALONE. Sure, there are errands some daysContinue reading “The North Carolina Zoo with four kids. Because they’re not wild enough.”

I let go of $300. Here’s what it got me.

Just like most everyone else, I am sometimes guilty of making it all about the money: constantly trying to score the best deal. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to make your resources go as far as they can, but we have to keep in mind that while we’re trying to save every penny we can,Continue reading “I let go of $300. Here’s what it got me.”