Archive for the hiking Tag

The BREAST err BEST Father’s Day EV-AH!

So Saturday, we decided we’d take the boys to North Point State Park for one of our most favorite hikes. There are snakes. . . But the trail is worth it. In a short, easy walk on the Black Marsh Trail, you can experience shaded woods, a large marsh environment, an abandoned building, AND a beach.  And if you’re standing
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Once Again, The Universe Helps Me Help My Stupid Self. . .

You know one of our primary parenting strategies involves running our child to the point of exhaustion.  Yes.  Like literally running. . .running in a park, running in the woods, running through a museum. . .whatever it takes to keep the little guy occupied while awake, tired at the appropriate times, and sleeping well. It’s not for every parent or
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Dispatches from a Pregnant Bitch

My Husband.  He’s adorable. Me?  I’m a pregnant bitch.   Last weekend:   Me:  “Ugh.  Sorry, it takes forever to poop.” Him:  (Excitedly) “I KNOW!” Me:  “It’s because of the pregnancy.  Everything slows down.  It’s not typically an issue.” Him:  “Oh.  What’s my problem then?” Me:  “I’ve been wondering that for the past ten years. . .”   Last week
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Shut Up Already! Sunday: Two Little Monkeys. . .and a Tree. . .Equals Eating Dirt and a Tantrum

Sigh.  It was adorable while it lasted. . . .

Creature Dis-Comforts. . .Or Why You Should ALWAYS Read the Entire Hike Description

Monday was supposed to be a “You Can Do this Post” but I’ve been on vacay and my Parents came to visit and I got thorough that without my head effing exploding so that should be enough already.  Instead, I’m going to tell you a little story about yet another one of my idiotic ideas. Saturday Chris went to his
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Shut Up Already! Sunday – Cylburn Arboretum

House on the grounds of Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore, MD It’s a great place for a nice walk with the family.  Great programs and beautiful gardens too!

Bird Watching for the Pathetically Lazy

I greatly enjoy bird watching.  It’s just another form of harmless stalking really.  I indulge all forms of my stalking urges routinely.  I waste mindless hours Google stalking random people.  I gawk in windows – mainly to see the decor.  And I bird watch. Bird watching is also a compromise hobby for Chris and me.  I love bird watching.  He
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Holiday Hangover

I think I’ve finally recovered from all the so bad – but so good – food, gifts, gatherings and other stuff that makes the Christmas holiday such sheer chaos around here. Mac enjoyed tearing the paper off his presents.  Although, that’s really all he seemed to care about.  The actual presents?  Ech.  He just wanted paper.  In fact, he seems
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