Haters are gonna say it's the second day of spring, but I'll take a snow day whenever I can. Winter Storm Toby turned my crib into a #farmlife winter wonderland today, and I spent more time outside than...Read more
This morning, Mamma D and I took my best friend and confidant, Nikki (AKA her dog), on a kayaking adventure to Little Seneca Creek in Boyds, Maryland. Mamma D has lived in MD for 25+ years and I've been here for 18-ish, but neither of us had heard of the creek-- until D got the hot tip from active.com. Being that D and I are well-versed outdoor women with nearly 45 years of area experience between us, and that active.com is a totally secret website that no one has ever heard of, we obviously assumed that the no man, woman, child or domesticated animal in the history of the world had ever been to this exotic and completely confidential...Read more
Did you know that tens of millions of gallons of oil spills into North American oceans each year? That's gross. It's easy to point the finger at big oil companies and blame them for oil pollution in our oceans, but if we do, 92% of our fingers will be pointing back at ourselves. That's unlikely, you may be thinking. I have five ...Read more
I run on the beach when I'm in San Diego, and I run in the woods and through corn fields when I'm in Maryland (#farmlife). The cornfield I typically frequent backs up to a school's soccer field and playground, and almost every day I find newly orphaned soccer balls, field hockey balls, or baseballs between the rows of corn.
It's all fun and games until the ball goes missing, so when I see a stray ball, I kick it deeper into the cornfield and laugh, thinking about how children's recess dreams will be crushed forever because now they'll never be able to find that kick ball. Ohhh, how I laugh...Read more