Welcome to Val in Real Life! I was a geologist in my pre-kid life but now I’m a roadschooling mom. I believe travel and exploring are vital to kids and adults alike. We spend a lot of time camping, outdoors, in museums, geocaching and just seeing “in real life” all the things we read about in books. That means we cover a lot of ground in pursuit of experiential education and this is where I chronicle our adventures. We call Atlanta home and collectively our rag-tag group is known as Camp Granola.
If you’re just getting started here, there’s few tidbits to help you get started:
- The Camp Granola category houses general travel thoughts and tips as well as the goings-on around Camp Granola HQ.
- The Rolling Granola category is where you’ll find the tales of our adventures.
- The Granola Talk category has changed over time but has settled into a more philosophical discussion of travel and lifestyle issues.
- The Granola Reviews are exactly what they sound like…reviews of products, generally camping or travel related gear, but also an occasional campground or place.
- The Postcards from Camp Granola category is home to a weekly quote and photograph with a related short musing which will hopefully inspire you.
- The Friends of Camp Granola category holds the profiles of people we’ve met who have impacted our outlook on life and will forever have a place in our memories for having helped shape our lives.
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That’s us in a nutshell. If you ever have any questions, comments, ideas or the like, please feel free to ping me at val(at)valinreallife(dot)com. And be sure to follow me on your favorite social medium.
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