3006, 2017

Goin’ Local: Willowbrook Wildlife Center

By | June 30th, 2017|Categories: Goin' Local, Illinois, Livin' Life|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Note: This is the first in a series called Goin' Local, where we explore what Chicago's Western Suburbs have to offer. We can't take an Alaskan Cruise or cross-country road trip every day. But that [...]

810, 2016

Achieving Goals – A Journey of 1000 Miles

By | October 8th, 2016|Categories: Family Travel, Illinois, Livin' Life|Tags: |0 Comments

The gorgeous, creepy creature that weaved the beautiful web in the above picture had to start somewhere. But where? And how? How does a spider start weaving its web? I guess, as they say, a journey of 1,000 miles begins with one step...

210, 2016

Why Family Travel?

By | October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Family Travel, Livin' Life|0 Comments

I recently saw a clip of a Rick Steves Lecture in which he explains how he first got the travel bug. He was in a foreign country as a teenager with his family when he felt how loved he was by his own parents. He then looked around and saw many other children that were as loved by their parents as he was by his.

1809, 2016

Epic Downsizing

By | September 18th, 2016|Categories: Downsizing, Family Travel, Livin' Life|Tags: |0 Comments

Our family was planning on taking another epic trip this past Labor Day weekend. Our plan was to go to Gettysburg. BUT our house is being sold…closing in about a month and a half, and we have no place to live.

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