Author: Candy Cook

I'm a homeschooling mom of two boys, blogging family travel & adventure, homeschooling, exploring nature and getting dirty in the great outdoors.

Good friendship always lasts forever

The band played another tune, just for me.. a private concert aimed directly into my mind by a pair of fantastic, noise-cancelling headphones that effectively separate me from the rest of the world. A questContinue reading

The life and times of plastic bags

The Life and Times of Plastic Bags

     In 1965, a Swedish company called Celloplast acquired patents for the most commonly seen plastic shopping bag design (Petru, 2014). Essentially, a tube of plastic is sealed on one end, and holes areContinue reading

2016: A Year of Revival

  The past several years have been incredibly challenging. In 2011, my husband died. By the end of 2015, I may have finally wandered so far into the realms of darkness, emptiness, and questioning thatContinue reading

A little grand canyon adventure in Georgia

A Little Grand Canyon Adventure in Georgia

Erosion began carving Providence Canyon after settlers resorted to poor farming practices in the 1800s. Despite being a man-made disaster, Providence Canyon is designated one of Georgia’s Seven Natural Wonders. Without seeing it, I balkedContinue reading