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Month: March 2016

Easter 2016

Posted in Family, and Holidays

Our baby girl is definitely growing up all too fast. I remember when she would wear a frilly, pink Easter dress with a matching straw hat for Easter. Times have changed, but not for the worst. It’s just different. We’re grateful that even though Munchkin’s style in clothing has changed over the years that she’s always wanted to remain modest in her attire. I think she has a fun style all of her own which often means that finding clothing isn’t always easy. When you throw in her being super sensitive to how clothing feels (scratchy material and seams are…

Hiking Barker Dam Trail

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

It’s hard to believe that we haven’t been out hiking since June 2015. We love the great outdoors and exploring, but my ankle injury put everything on hold for months and months and months. I’m still working on getting back to 100%, but I’m now at the point where I felt that I could start doing some short hikes. The first day of spring seemed like the perfect time to give it a try. We headed over to Joshua Tree National Park to take the easy Barker Dam Trail hike. The parking area was packed, but the hike itself was…

Part of the Jeep Family

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

I faintly remember a trip from my childhood where we took our Jeep and another vehicle camping. (Clearly I was more fond of the Jeep because I have no clue about the other vehicle.) I’m not sure when that Jeep was sold, but it was only a part of my early years. As I grew up and got ready to drive, I always thought it would be fun to have a Jeep. (In all fairness, I also wanted a classic Mustang. I never did get a Mustang, but I did have a sporty Camaro for a few years.) A Jeep…