Our Getaway to Maine: Part Two

Early into our trip, Jody and I decided that Wednesday seemed like the ideal day to head up to Acadia National Park, which was just about 90 minutes away from our cabin. We figured it was far enough into the trip that we wouldn't mind a longer car ride, and not too close to the … Continue reading Our Getaway to Maine: Part Two

Our Getaway to Maine: Part One

In such an odd time for travel, I'm so grateful to have had the opportunity to escape to Maine for a week getaway this summer. I absolutely love this state - I've visited twice before - and thought we could have the best socially-distanced trip in this outdoorsy vacationland. I shared a bit of our … Continue reading Our Getaway to Maine: Part One

5 Ways to Appreciate the Earth

I've never considered myself to be an environmentalist, but I do really, really love the outdoors and appreciate all that the earth has to offer. God has created a marvelously beautiful world, one that we can honor through stewardship by helping to care for what He has given us. I also think that anyone can … Continue reading 5 Ways to Appreciate the Earth

Why I Decided to Cancel My Trip

At the beginning of the year, my sister and I decided that we should plan a trip that coincides with her spring break from medical school. Knowing that I have a few extra vacation days leftover from last year, and that once she starts her second year of school in the fall, her schedule will … Continue reading Why I Decided to Cancel My Trip

November Goals

I honestly can't believe that October is over and that we are halfway through November already! The last few weeks have been such a whirlwind -- a trip to Virginia for our Alma Mater's Homecoming, our annual trip to the mountains for apple picking, the Maryland Teacher of the Year Gala honoring my incredible mom … Continue reading November Goals

Seattle + Bainbridge Island Recap

Even though we returned from our time in Seattle almost four months ago, I realized I never got around to sharing a recap of the Seattle portion of our trip. As I mentioned in my Alaskan Cruise recaps, our cruise sailed in and out of Seattle, Washington. Our departure date and return date were both … Continue reading Seattle + Bainbridge Island Recap