Tag: distinctly dorton

Redemption Song

I pledge this to you Dion, wherever you are: I will wake up each day and venture down the most authentically “us” path. I will search high and low for what ignites the passion in me.

The tide is high

It’s coming up on a year since we lost my brother-n-law, and our families’ world has changed so much since our return from Hawaii, it’s hard to even think about what the world was like before that. By this time last year, we had…

Just a little patience – seven camping essentials

A lot of families that I talk to have a lot of nerves about getting out there. Everyone has a horror story about camping. The best thing anyone can do is just keep it simple and plan for the weather. Below are my seven most essential items for a first-time family camper.

​On the road again.

After months of struggling with grief and sadness, we decided to focus on what we love, the great outdoors. Follow us on our journey as we hit the road and go to all of the Missouri State Parks!