We all have holiday traditions; some passed down to us by our parents, some we share with our extended families, and some we start on our own - like making cookies, opening a single gift on Christmas Eve, trimming the tree, watching Christmas movies. You get the idea. Well one of the family traditions we … Continue reading Holiday Traditions
There is an old saying here in Tucson, “if you can’t stand the 100’s, you do not deserve the 70’s”. Well, it’s not that we can’t stand the 100’s, it’s just we prefer them sitting around a pool with a cold drink. On the contrary, the 70’s are made for hiking, and that time of year has … Continue reading Hiking Season Begins: Saguaro National Park East
Every other year the past 10 years, we would escape the cold of the Midwest and head to the Florida Keys for a long weekend of sun, food, beaches, and hanging out. But this year was a little different. Since we had moved to Tucson and everyone’s schedules had gotten crazy, the family decided to all come here for a stay-cation. Since there were no hotel costs, we used “the fund” to pay for our entertainment and filling our stomachs.