Postcards from Real Life: Progress

The Camp Granola crew spent the first part of this week in the North Georgia mountains at one of our favorite haunts, the Hike Inn. In spite of our constant adventures and explorations, we hadn’t done a true hike in awhile so I wasn’t sure what I was going to get from them. In younger years, getting through the 5-mile …

Real Talk: Kids and Travel

Greetings from Camp Granola! Normally for Granola Talk I muse on something I’ve read that’s put me in a semi-philosophical mood. Today though I’d like to dive into a practical subject… travel with kids. What’s got me noodling is this post by fellow blogger Hilarye over at Dotting the Map. Is it worth it? So Hilarye’s conundrum is overcoming the …

Camp Kids

As you well know by now, we go camping. A lot. One of the elements of our adventures that helps things chug along is that I put my kids to work. I put them to work at home too, but that’s another post. At any rate, we just rounded out a 5-week camping adventure covering 18 states, one Canadian Province, …