My friend Nancy has a way of drawing me waaaaay out of my comfort zone. In hindsight, this has been going on for nearly two decades. Exhibit A: In our pre-kid days we spent a leisurely afternoon hiking the Winner Creek trail in Girdwood, only to cap it off by spontaneously launching ourselves off Mt. Alyeska in tandem paragliders. I wish I had better photos, … Continue reading Branching Out
Homer Sea Week is a biennial tradition our kids’ school, and this was our family’s second time participating. Two years ago the kids were in 1st and 3rd grades and we stalked them most every minute. (Flashback post can be found here.) Now they are two years older – 3rd and 5th grade – so we let them roam the beach more independently, but we weren’t … Continue reading Homer Sea Week: Round 2
This weekend was the much-anticipated Homer Sea Week field trip.
We weren’t sure what to expect when our children’s school group planned a 3-day field trip over Mother’s Day weekend down to Homer, Alaska, which is a 4 – 5 hour drive from Anchorage (depending on road construction and which spouse is driving).
We certainly didn’t expect the majority of the school to make the trek, but trek we all did. Over 75% of us.