Convincing an 8 yr old to love it

Main Street in Fredericksburg Texas

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” read the fortune cookie from our Chinese food takeout. Were those words on a narrow strip of paper reaffirming my decision on this road trip?

Or was it prodding me for something more drastic? My mind tried to decipher the kernel of wisdom in the context of a road trip me and my 8-year-old son were on. Read on…


Climbing a geologic marvel in the heart of Texas Hill Country

Vernal pool against the sunset

Will we be able to climb up to the top? It seems rocky and difficult. Will we be able to make it? Can we just go up to that half way point and go back down?” came the questions from my 8 yr old son staring at the rock in front of us. Read on..