Houston vs Harvey: A lopsided victory

If you’re a regular on this blog. Hi Mom! This will be an unusual post. Good afternoon Houstonians! Is anybody else confused about what day it is? I feel like last Friday was 5 minutes and 5 years ago. Some of you reading this may have lost someone, lost everything, or simply are feeling hopeless….

Day 6 – Rocky Mountain High 2017 – Waterfalls and Ice Caves

It was a bit chilly last night! The entire team spent the morning with their sleeping bags completely over their heads. Coach was the first to brave the cold and get breakfast going. After about five minutes the water was boiling and hot coffee was being pressed. Things started to look a bit brighter. After…

Day 4 – Rocky Mountain High 2017 – Sleep for Suckas, BV, & That is also good…

Interrogative: What sound immediately jerks a Coach out of bed and knocks off all sleepiness? Or perhaps, What sounds like that disgusting cat that lived outside your first apartment after eating several birds? Answer:  Retching. Unbridled Retching. Impressive in a medical way. Yes, at 3:00 AM, Gman got hit with the I-swallowed-fifty-gallons-of-pool-water-and-ate-too-many-processed-weenies case of the…

Day 2 – Rocky Mountain High 2017: Deep Canyon, Big Steak

Due to some clever climate control, all parties slept in until almost 8am. Way to go Lady Coach! The cold a/c makes them want to stay under the covers. To get the day started off right Coach took E, Gman, and Poppy down to the lobby for a breakfast of waffles, eggs, and cereal. Coach…

Day 1 – Rocky Mountain High 2017: Doe Eyes & Open Skies

#TeamHovis is pumped up for our annual adventure! This year’s destination, the beautiful White River National Forest in Colorado. Lots of adventures await us on the road trip to Colorado. We made it out of home base right on time at 9am. First stop a Granddad meet and greet.  With Granddad and Nana spending all…

Day 12 & 13- No Hurry 2016: Nazis, Traffic, Scandia, and Home

July 26th, 2016 The trip is quickly winding down and TeamHovis is getting a bit spent on energy. The whole team slept in until late but the Coaching Staff was awoken in the middle of the night to a 50 person fight breaking out on the street below. It was a like a train wreck…

Day 11 – No Hurry 2016: Volcanoes & Waterfalls

June 25th, 2016 Sorry to those of you following us closely, we have been posting a day late.  Too much fun! It was another stellar day in California. As we’re getting up and ready for the day E went out on the front porch and sat by herself for awhile to enjoy the morning. In…

Day 10 – No Hurry 2016: Playground, Kissing, and Dorie

June 24th, 2016 TeamHovis set out to have the slowest day on record. Mission accomplished. The kiddos slept in and we started the day off with breakfast at the hotel. Great accommodations at the Best Western Plus TreeHouse. Great little road side family hotel with wonderful views of Mt Shasta. Through some fortuitous timing, we…