The Awkward Mom

What About Those Leaves?

What About Those Leaves?

On the other side the neighbors have a huge tree that overhangs our entrance walkway. Even here in Hawaii trees lose leaves and most mornings I sweep up a few....

What About Those Leaves?

On the other side the neighbors have a huge tree that overhangs our entrance walkway. Even here in Hawaii trees lose leaves and most mornings I sweep up a few....

Downsizing & Shared Spaces

Downsizing & Shared Spaces

We didn't specifically say we were downsizing -- but it became obvious fairly quickly. Our son was a good sport about sleeping on a camping pad on the floor so...

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Downsizing & Shared Spaces

We didn't specifically say we were downsizing -- but it became obvious fairly quickly. Our son was a good sport about sleeping on a camping pad on the floor so...

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Downsizing can be a good idea but it can take courage and a reason.

Slow Starts

Like most people we’ve had our share of questions. Where did you meet? Did you both want a big family? What do you do for a living? Who thought pet...

Slow Starts

Like most people we’ve had our share of questions. Where did you meet? Did you both want a big family? What do you do for a living? Who thought pet...

Van Life (or Not)

Van Life (or Not)

He’d peruse ads, options and configurations, show me pictures of happy couples (lounging around in thong bikinis) living the #vanlife and ask my opinion about the “headliner” or “composting toilet.”...

Van Life (or Not)

He’d peruse ads, options and configurations, show me pictures of happy couples (lounging around in thong bikinis) living the #vanlife and ask my opinion about the “headliner” or “composting toilet.”...

Empty Nesters

Empty Nesters

So, we started talking about other options – tiny home, van, RV – that would allow us the flexibility to travel and see our kids without committing to a life...

Empty Nesters

So, we started talking about other options – tiny home, van, RV – that would allow us the flexibility to travel and see our kids without committing to a life...