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Category Archives: Evergreen

The Unforgettable Night We Slept at The Dallas Airport

The Unforgettable Night We Slept at Dallas Airport

That’s right. We slept at the Dallas airport with our four children. It was NOT fun in any way. Before I get to that part of the story though, let me start at the beginning of this last minute trip. It all started early one Monday morning. Brad received the awful phone call in which […]

Our Epic Travel Nightmare – Driving From Kentucky to Mexico

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Leaving home for six weeks to visit family over 2000 miles away by car is HECTIC, to say the least. It is NOT a vacation. Despite our love for our family and friends and the joy of seeing them in person, this trip is NEVER relaxing. And the drive home from Kentucky, USA to Michoacan, Mexico… […]

“He is Upsetting Some of the Customers” – Goodwill and My Crying Child

Goodwill and My Crying Child

Kids cry. Some kids throw a temper tantrum. I know it, you know it, it’s a fact of life. My kids are probably a bit louder than most kids. I say this because I know my kids are hyper, independent, stubborn, and mischievous little monkey’s. They don’t have a mild bone in their bodies, and […]

5 Things We Love And Hate About Mexico Public Schools

5 Things We Love And Hate About Mexico Public Schools

There are good things about Mexico public schools and there are bad things about Mexico public schools. We put Sawyer, our five-year-old, in the third grade of pre-primary school last August. (This is equivalent to Kindergarten in the US.) We took Sawyer out six months later and decided to homeschool him. Six months of schooling […]

Ayotlcalli Sea Turtle Rescue / Release, Playa Blanca – Beautiful Mexico

Ayotlcalli Sea Turtle Rescue at Playa Blanca - Beautiful Mexico

I would have never imagined that our family would be part of a turtle release in Mexico, not once but twice! Our first turtle release in Mexico was several years ago in Puerta Vallarta at the Grand Maya Resort. The second occasion was with Olive Ridley baby sea turtles at the Ayotlcalli Sea Turtle Rescue at […]