Geocache Diet – Day 4

I fell in love with geocaching around 8 months ago as I enjoy getting outside and exploring new areas on foot.  While hiking and exploring are definitely something I love to do there is one part of geocaching that has been a real challenge for me.  I do not like to draw attention to myself.  I would love to do… Read more →

Mars Imagery

Anyone who knows me, knows I like pretty pictures.  Not just of nature, travel, and cute babies, but of historical places, space, and things viewed under a microscope.  I hope to bring you a few more of these interesting images here. So with that in mind, follow this link to a very cool article I came across today. “Another dose… Read more →

Geocache Diet – Day 2

994 Geocaches – 2487km on foot – 100lbs – 363 Days! That’s a bit better.  Today I attempted 4 caches and found all four.  I did not waste nearly as much time looking for caches today as I did yesterday and I didn’t have to make the tough decisions to give up and move along.  I hate giving up on… Read more →

Geocache Diet – Day 1

998 Geocaches – 2494km on foot – 100lbs – 364 Days! I had my official weigh-in this morning marking the start of the Geocache Diet.  I am not comfortable stating my current weight as it is a sensitive subject to us out of shape folk.  It was pretty intimidating today as I was staring at the scale and seeing 100lbs… Read more →

Geocache Diet – Day 0

Oh….the day before the day it begins.  You can almost taste the excitement in the air as tomorrow I begin my journey towards my ideal weight.  There are so many questions to be unanswered, so many adventures to experience, and so many stories yet to be told.  I’m sorry….. I got a bit carried away.  Today is just the day… Read more →

Changes to

Martin and Lisa are proud to announce that we will be making some content changes to  After writing the blog, Balanced Family Life Review – 6 Months On, we realized that we had a lot we wanted to accomplish this year.  We decided that we should come up with some challenges based around these goals and write about them.  Here… Read more →

Warming Climate = More Bugs

Here is a interesting article I thought would be great for discussing with kids. Our daughter is a budding young Entomologist.  At the age of four she has a great love of all things BUG.  For her I will post this link, she is too young to really understand it yet, but older kids will and I hope they get something… Read more →