Postcards from Real Life: Campfire

Last weekend we trekked off for a little local adventure here in Georgia. Part of the purpose of this trip was to make progress in completing the Georgia State Parks geocaching challenge but it was more so for some Vitamin N. Fred grouses about camping these days, summoning discontent from the depths of his teenage bosom. But once we’re there, …

Postcards from Real Life: Cabin Fever

Ok, it’s time to get outside. I’ve been plugging away at the new Val in Real Life HQ and I’m cooked. Painting, shopping, assembling furniture, sorting through boxes… all while juggling the return to the homeschool activities has me feeling quite detached from what invigorates me. For an outdoors person it’s hard to take all this on without a break …

Postcards from Real Life: Nature

Dear friends, I’ve been inside too much in the last few weeks. Semi-convalescence is apparently not something I do well. I’ve been trying very hard to allow my toe it’s healing time but it seems even at home, and especially with the pressures of house showings, I’m getting nowhere. In the meantime, I’m also going a bit batty not getting …