In September, we took a weeklong vacation to Hilton Head Island with my family. We had a great time lounging on the beach, kayaking, discovering some amazing local restaurants and of course golf (Brandon) and shopping (me). Like any Wethington family vacation, there were also a couple intense, late-night rounds of Taboo. But some of the most entertaining parts of […]Read more "A puppy discovers the South"
It’s our last full day in the Florida Keys and we’ve returned to one of our favorite spots, Bahia Honda State Park. It not only has one of the most beautiful, natural beaches I’ve ever seen (think of it as a more tropical Cape Cod), but it’s blissfully uncrowded and teeming with wildlife. We saw […]Read more "Life is good in the Florida Keys"
Night four of our expedition through Florida, and we’re spending some time at Everglades National Park. We arrived around 3 pm and just on the drive in and initial exploration of our camping area, we’ve seen an alligator, two crocodiles and a million birds (more on that in another post because I’ll have to get […]Read more "Dispatch from the road, Everglades edition"
This weekend I began the dreaded, often-ignored task of cleaning out old files and folders tucked away in my storage closet. I loathe the thought of yet again wondering what to do with my retired cell phones or whether I should keep those 10-foot ethernet cables, if that’s even what they really are. The bright […]Read more "Memory goldmine: The benefits of spring cleaning"