Strangers along the way: Would you friend a Freelove?
Armchair Adventures / Stranger Friends / Uncategorized

Strangers along the way: Would you friend a Freelove?

The day a stranger turned into a friend Little did I know, a two minute conversation with my child would change our lives forever. About five years ago, my son, then sixteen years old, asked me to open our door to the world. Him: “Mom, can we do Couchsurfing?” Me: “What’s that?” Him: “It’s when … Continue reading

The unexpected parade: Mommy-daughter trip: Guatemala – Part II
Armchair Adventures / Guatemala / Travel guides

The unexpected parade: Mommy-daughter trip: Guatemala – Part II

After escaping the cats’ clutches, the four of us (two middle aged moms and two 11 year old daughters on an adventure) made our way to the Miami airport. Guatemala, here we come! This time flying standby went off without a hitch. Within a few hours we found ourselves in Guatemala City. All flights into … Continue reading

Mommy-daughter trip: Day 1 – Stranded in Miami
Armchair Adventures / Guatemala / Life Improvement / Travel guides

Mommy-daughter trip: Day 1 – Stranded in Miami

Avery’s school lets out in February for a midwinter break, which is the perfect time to head South! A good friend and her eleven year old daughter, Avery’s best friend, were also free that week; so, together, we jetted off to Antigua for an eight day adventure in Guatemala. Well, mostly together…. Our adventure began … Continue reading

Careening down Cerro Negro (otherwise known as volcano boarding)!
Armchair Adventures / Midlife crisis? Not necessarily! / Nicaragua / Traveling

Careening down Cerro Negro (otherwise known as volcano boarding)!

If you live where the white stuff falls, you’ve no doubt gone snow sledding.¬† For a whole new take on sledding, you simply must try barreling down the side of a volcano. The best place for it is in Leon, Nicaragua. There are several tour groups that will take you to Cerro Negro to ride … Continue reading