Home for the Holiday

It’s been said, “Home is where your mom is.” And so, this Thanksgiving, we went to visit Jon’s mom in a place we’ve never been. Yet, in a way, it felt like home. Our destination was Symond’s Dutch Hollow Village, described by Google as a “manufactured home community.” Jon’s mom shares a single-wide, two-bedroom, two-bath mobile…

Burn, Baby, Burn!

When we pulled up to our camp site in Eisenhower State Park, we set up and got everything ready. I noticed that there was a nice ground-installed grill (it wasn’t a grill placed on posts like some parks have). It had a very nice heavy grate with five different level-positions for grilling. I thought, “This…