As a teenager, I frequently struggled with depression. I would get into these funks and nothing sounded fun, I just wanted to hole up inside my room and avoid everyone and everything as much as possible. I remember my mom threatening to take me to the doctor for[…]

Our Oregon Coast and Portland Vacation Last night, we got home from a long, exhausting drive after a wonderful vacation trip. The drive wasn’t actually very long (6 hours), but when both kids were overtired and screaming, each minute felt like an hour! Our trip was full of[…]