Thailand: Ayutthaya, Lopburi & Nakhon Sawan

Yesterday was a full day that ended with a drive in the rain to Nakhon Sawan. We arrived at our hotel at 8pm. Breakfast in Bangkok before leaving…. We left Bangkok and drove to Ayutthaya. It was the capital Kingdom of Siam from 1350-1767. The Palace, Buddhist temples, monasteries and statue ruins of that kingdom…

Thailand: Bangkok Part 2

I had a lovely morning to myself and saw the sunrise over the skyline. When you start your day at 4am, it’s amazing how long a morning can be.  We all headed down to breakfast and then kids swam before our ride to The Grand Palace. Here is the van roof I forgot to show…

Thailand: Bangkok Part 1

We finally made it to Thailand. Getting here was some intense travel…here’s how it went. We all slept hard the night before but Ryder and I woke up and hung out at 4:30am the next day. We stayed in bed for a few hours before getting breakfast. Then we all made our way to the…

Thailand: Layover in Frankfurt, Germany

Our 8 hour flight from Atlanta to Frankfurt went smoothly. I finally got a chance to watch a movie I had been wanting to see, “Savings Mr. Banks”…it was awesome and i of course cried like a baby. Ryder slept for about 3 hours and Rigby struggled to get comfortable in her cramped little spot…

Thailand: Day 1 of travel

We are officially on vacation! This trip has been 7 months in the making and for a while it just seemed something we talked about but would never actually happen.  We are headed to Thailand! My mother in law is Thai and she has wanted me and kids to see where she is from and…

Puppies and Patterns

I love my puppy. Who doesn’t love a puppy? I am sure there is someone who does not love a puppy. But to me, dogs are wonderful beings. I love all animals but I have a particular affinity to dogs. They are fun! They are loving, loyal, crazy, and wild but there is just something about…

Ascended Masters

I recently attended a women’s retreat and since then have begun a new daily ritual. At this retreat, a woman I deeply respect and love, a beautiful energy healer and intuit, taught me how to use oracle cards. I have had a few Tarot card readings in the past and found the readings to be…