Month: September 2017

The Travels of Danny Barber

In 2009, Danny Barber had a lot to look forward to. He was planning a backpacking trip in Australia with a friend and from there they would go where the wind took them. He had purchased a new pair of hiking boots and was…

Boy Scouts from a Mom’s Perspective

Both of our sons are Eagle Scouts and I was recently asked to write a post for the national Boy Scout blog, The Voice of Scouting. It was quite an honor, and you can read it here: https://voiceofscouting.org/one-moms-perspective-on-scouting Boy Scouts enriched our family in…

Zorbing: Unleash Your Inner Hamster

When I was six, I had a hamster named Whiskers. She would rip around the house in her hamster ball and I always felt jealous of the fun she was having. Little did I know that human hamster balls, called zorbs, would be invented…