Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things by Lisa R. Howeler

We are holding on to the last drops of summer here, especially since most of August we were drenched from the continuous rain. We usually visit a local campground near us two or three times a summer but this year we’d only visited once before severe humidity, flash-flooding producing rain and a summer cold hit …

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Insane.  That’s what it is. Insane that my blue-eyed little boy is now a fifth grader. School finished last week with fun days and field trips. J.G. is definitely my child because he missed the last two days of school with a stomach issue. He sure knows how to kick off his summer. The year …

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We have been enjoying the summer, taking things as the come and that has included playing in the puddles after a rain storm moved through recently. Somehow my daughter ended up without clothes at one point, but, well, that’s what living life as a toddler is all about, right? This post is part of a …

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I took the kids to a local park last week and we were disappointed when we got there to see the waterfall was only trickling, which is how it usually looks when we visit there. I’ve heard water actually pours from it at other times, but I’ve only seen that once in the 14 years …

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My dad had his knee replaced this week at a hospital about an hour from where we live. My mom can’t get around well and my brother is more than two hours from the hospital but I was able to travel there fairly easily, taking my 20 month old alone with me for the second …

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I’m always up for a challenge (um…yeah, not really) so in addition to the 99 Days of Blogging, I’m starting a 100 Days of Summer where I take a photo a day for the 100 days of summer. This should be fun! I’m counting yesterday as my first day so I’ll showcase this photo I …

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