And you know, a whole lot of regular boring life stuff in between. Whew! That felt a lot typing all that out!
Author Archives: Kris
5.28.22 Hickory Motor Speedway Race Recap
Bobby said, “racing my teammate after the restart was fun!”
The End of an Era
In August of 2010, we walked into a new elementary school for the first time, in our new town, having only lived here for a couple of weeks. Today, the last day of this school year, our youngest will walk out of that school for the last time. After 11 straight years of having aContinue reading “The End of an Era”
5.14.22 Kingsport Speedway Race Recap
Race day started early when Bobby, mom, and same age sister left the house shortly after 7am in the pouring rain. We had to turn back around shortly after leaving to get something we forgot, then stopped for gas, and continued on to the racetrack. We drove up Hwy 52, onto I-77 and I-81, thenContinue reading “5.14.22 Kingsport Speedway Race Recap”
Why Our Kids go to Summer Camp
Our kids need time “unplugged.” Camp is an opportunity for a week in nature with no electronics. They can’t retreat on their screens. They learn and practice necessary and valuable face-to-face communication skills.
“If I win…”
My momma heart broke in that moment. With an ache inside of me, I did the mom thing and said “Bud, we’ll for sure race in Hickory. You just go out there and have fun tonight.”
4.23.22 Anderson Motor Speedway Race Weekend Recap
It was the first race of the 2022 Southeast Legends and Bandolero Tour. Bobby had never been to the track, but the guys at JW Motorsports had been, so they knew just how to get the #6 Keen Parts bandolero ready! It was a full weekend and Bobby was feeling excited to be able toContinue reading “4.23.22 Anderson Motor Speedway Race Weekend Recap”
For dinner, we made what the kids call “hobos” – meat and veggie foil packs cooked over the fire. What is nice about this meal is that everyone can make their own supper just how they like it.
10 Things NOT to do on a Family Trip
We just got back from a week in Florida. Traveling with a large family has some unique challenges. I’ve learned a few things along the way. Enjoy this list of 10 things NOT to do on a family vacation. We may or may not have learned these the hard way! Expect everything to be awesome.Continue reading “10 Things NOT to do on a Family Trip”
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