junior ranger

“What do you smell?” I read the first question to my five-year old daughter. She took a deep breath and paused. “I smell fresh air.” “What do you see?” “All that water,” she responded. We were at the southern tip of Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego, and she was completing activities in […]

airport preparation

We’re getting ready to take a long flight with the kids–I mean really long. We’ll be leaving our home at 8am Pacific Standard Time, and three flights later we’ll arrive in Santiago, Chile at 8am local time (the equivalent of Eastern Standard Time). That’s 21 hours–not counting travel after we touch down! Here’s what we’re […]