Stella’s Roadtrip

Stella is not a good car traveler. She almost always gets sick, and we’ve tried a million ways to combat her queasiness. Our failed methods include providing fun toys, opening the windows, letting her sit in our flat trunk area, letting her exit the car before we navigate winding parking garages, and giving her anti-stress chews and anti-nausea pills. We braced ourselves for a 7+ hour drive to North Carolina with layers and layers of towels. Two pukes and many … Continue reading

Winter Fun in NC

Winter in North Carolina’s mountains is mighty cold, but there are a lot of fun and cozy things to do. The best activity is enjoying nature. The mountains are totally different than they are in the summer when the trees are lush and green. Instead, the forest curtain is fractured and it’s easier to see the surprisingly blue mountain ranges. The Blue Ridge Mountains…I understand the name now. Each layer of mountain takes on a different beautiful hue. The views … Continue reading

Stella’s Mountain Adventure

David, Stella, and I traveled down to North Carolina’s mountains to spend a few rejuvenating days over the new year. All three of us made both seven hour drives without puking! It was such a feat. Well, it was a feat for Stella. Ever since we’ve known Stella, she has had severe anxiety about riding in the car and has thrown up at least once during most of our rides. We have done so much driving over this holiday season … Continue reading