Visiting Pretty Things

My frequency of posting got derailed by several busy days visiting with my friend, Heather, in Lynchburg, Virginia, and then getting sick. Until I can do a better job blogging, here are shots of Heather’s house. Which, you might be thinking, bor-ring, but believe me, nothing about this place is. It’s an historic home, with […]

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How Un-hardcore We Are

Now that we’re deep into the Friends and Family Tour ‘24, we find ourselves answering questions about life on the road and feeling pretty proud of ourselves.  All the planning Tracy does, all the physical work we both do to set up camp and tear it down, how wild it is that we live with so […]

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Easter with My Favorite Chickens

What are the ingredients for a perfect Easter Day? And the magic ingredient: Okay, let’s back up. Tracy and I spent Easter weekend near Atlanta with my good friend Susan and her extended family. We were in Susan and Alex’s gorgeous backyard all weekend, enjoying the weather and eating her smoked chicken (and smoked pork […]

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25 Years of Playgroup

For those of you not in the know, playgroup is when parents get together regularly to complain about parenting and to compare their babies. (Just joking!) Playgroup actually is a way to let babies and toddlers who aren’t in daycare socialize. (Okay, if you’ve ever tried to get toddlers to socialize, you know that’s a […]

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With Love, from Gainesville

It’s especially difficult to blog while on the Friends and Family tour. There’s this intimacy you feel, after you’ve made all the arrangements and finally caught up with someone—Yay! I miss that feeling when I’m alone and cherish it when I’m with someone. But it’s intense and it’s brief. One minute you’re borrowing barrettes and […]

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Four Years of GDTR

Today’s our four-year nomadiversary! Since the day we drove away from the house and never went back, we’ve stayed at more than 200 places and I’ve written almost 700 posts about them. Here are a handful of posts that are memorable to me, but, truthfully, the new random button on the homepage comes up with […]

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