The Ultimate Test of Spiritual Fitness: Family Tent Camping for Five Nights

We emerged from the seven day family road trip that involved five nights of camping in the Blackhills of SD, and the only person with clean clothes remaining was my wife. An hour on the road with a five and one year old can seem like a half-day. Snacks are crucial, but can give way … Continue reading The Ultimate Test of Spiritual Fitness: Family Tent Camping for Five Nights

Rerouting Expectations and Surrenduring to the Lesser Splashpad

The family and I set out to enjoy a July summer day by heading to the newest neighborhood pool. Not just any pool, the first in the country to be filtered by natural plants rather than harsh pool chemicals. Pretty cool. Even cooler is the fact that I can put the four year-old in the … Continue reading Rerouting Expectations and Surrenduring to the Lesser Splashpad