Month: March 2019

Whirlwind weekend – the fun

The boys were excited to be back in Kansas City with their best friends. And I was excited to see my best friend as well. We didn’t get to visit all of our best friends, but at least a few.

Whirlwind weekend – the drive

We are gearing up for our next adventure to begin at the end of this month.  Before that adventure my sons and I wanted to get back to Kansas City to see our best friends.  After checking with my best

A Ride with Security

Our day started out pretty typical.  I taught a couple of classes in the morning. Then I tried to get a little sleep, but that didn’t work so I got back up and drove us to Shaynen’s doctor appointment.  The

Worn out

The boys and I wore ourselves out today, but in a good way. My day started with classes at 6 a.m. (teaching English to kids in China). Then we checked out a playground and the boys went fishing for awhile. 


I am so saddened by the record breaking flooding that is going on in my home state and our neighboring states.  Levees have broken. Bridges have been washed away.  One dam failed and was destroyed sending proper flooding from their

Family time and the big sale

  Today was the annual fireman’s Coinnsignment sale in my hometown in Southeast Nebraska. I did a very good job at the sale this year, I didn’t buy a single thing. That is really hard feet to do because there


What to do in an RV on a cold and rainy day? Build forts of course. We don’t have a pillow with cushions to use for the Fort so instead the boys have you constructed their own fort with a

Wind wind go away

This morning I made the decision to travel sooner rather than later.  For one the forecast was looking grim with this being a record storm coming in.  Like a level 2 hurricane on land, as far as the strength of

Should we stay or should we go

It seems that the snow may have stopped for the year, I say may have because we never know especially this year. However the wind and the rain have taking over instead. In the midwest, as well as other areas

Learning in bursts

Learning and bursts seems to work best for my boys. If I try to cram too many lessons into one day it doesn’t register well with their brain. If we some work, then play, then work again then the work