School is out, which equals no homework and lots of free time. On the last day of school, my son came home jazzed about our upcoming summer plans. But he soon had plans of his own: He immediately picked up his iPad, and then moved to computer games and online videos.
I look forward to camping with my family more than any other summer activity. We’ve viewed landscapes in national and state parks all over California and, in doing so, have picked up tips along the way that have made subsequent trips easier, safer and more enjoyable. (How quickly can you say air mattress?)
She raised you, cared for you, taught you and helped you make your way in the world. Most of all, she loved you. Continue reading
You’ve just spent a day in the outdoors, and your skin feels tender and hot. You arrive home to see sunburn revealing itself in the mirror, and wince because your fun day came with more than just nice memories. Continue reading
It’s time for the break up. You and excess sodium. It will be tough, and there will be some grainy spots. But guaranteed you’ll be happier – and healthier – in the long run. Continue reading