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Family portrait in Houston

Houston to Wimberly

Visiting friends and family was really the only reason for us to come to Houston. We caught up with loved ones we hadn’t seen in forever, and were welcomed warmly by friends, who are pretty...
By Cat Sparks in Personal, Travel
holly beach, louisiana

Coastal Louisiana

Between New Orleans and Houston we stayed a few nights at Lorrain Parish Park not too far outside of Lake Charles. It was a nice small, and very quiet park with a very cool historic wooden bridge....
By Cat Sparks in Just for Fun, News
falcon heavy, launch, canaveral, vacation, florida, jetty park,

Six Month Travelversary!

It really doesn’t seem like it, but we’ve been living out of suitcases for 5 months and on the road in our camper for about 1 total. It seems like yesterday and a lifetime ago...
By Cat Sparks in News, Personal, Travel

Mardi Gras in NOLA!

Our sweet girl had been discussing plans for her birthday this year, and all she wanted was to go to Karnival (…in Germany). We realized then that her birthday would fall on Fat Tuesday. We...
By Cat Sparks in Just for Fun, News, Personal

The Everglades / Big Cypress National Preserve

We’ve been in the Everglades for a few days. I don’t know what I was expecting exactly, but I was really impressed with its beauty. There were incredible concentrations of wildlife, and...
By Cat Sparks in Personal, Travel

Cruising Across the Atlantic Pt. 4 – Canada + the USA

The last stretch of our 16-day journey actually lasted 7 days. 3 days at sea, a quick stop at St. John’s in Canada, another 2 days at sea, then we finally set our eyes on sweet Lady Liberty...
By Cat Sparks in Personal, Travel
iceland, cruise, summer, landscape

Cruising Across the Atlantic Pt. 3 – Iceland!

Iceland gets a post all to herself since we had the pleasure of exploring the island for 4 whole days. I can’t more emphatically recommend visiting! I’m so glad we had all that time...
By Cat Sparks in Just for Fun, News, Personal

Cruising Across the Atlantic Pt. 2 – Norway + Scotland

Day 4 of our transatlantic cruise brought us to Stavanger, Norway, and to another friend! Lineik and I met in Germany, and although she’s currently living in Norway, she’s actually...
By Cat Sparks in Just for Fun, News, Personal