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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Category Archives: road trip
I am currently traveling in Scandinavia with my 17 year-old son, Little Man. My husband was headed to Bolivia for a climbing trip with my 22 year-old, Middle Man, and I realized we’d have a lot more fun on an … Continue reading
It wasn’t a total shot in the dark. Meagan at Hot Pink Underwear and I actually met at a writing course nearly two years ago. It was very brief, but we got along in the short time we met. We … Continue reading
When God Spoke To Me, On The Banzai Pipeline… (Or, A Fall Down the Rabbit Hole)
Note: If know me, or have followed this blog, then you may know that I am not a religious person, that our family is Jewish, and that I am neither Christian nor Jewish. You should also know that I am … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Awareness, Beautiful places, Beauty, Blog, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Life, Musings, My world, Natural beauty, Parenting, road trip, Tales From the Motherland, travel, Writing Tagged #WPLongform, God, Haleiwa, Hawaii, music, Oahu, Religious experience, Ron Artis, Ron Artis Family Band, Ron Artis Family Gallery, Tales From the Motherlaland, travel 31 Comments
The Middle: My Son Brought Home a Bitch, and Other Tales From Collegeland
This has been a huge week in our house. An all-college, all the time, kind of week; and I’m fried! We’ve been dealing with college age kids, college dramas, returning home from college, end of college school year, college graduation: one … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Daily Observations, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, road trip, Wonderful Things 8 Comments
The Middle… The U.N.: Squeezing Every Ounce of Magic from Disney.
Note to new readers: Our family took in two foreign exchange students this year. Denmark is a 17 yr old girl. China is a 16 yr old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr old son (Little Man). Israel, when home, is … Continue reading
Posted in Beautiful places, Blogging, Car trips, Daily Observations, Foreign exchange students, Holidays, Humor, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, road trip, Sarcasm, The U.N., travel, Writing Tagged Disney, Disney World, Florida, Foreign exchange students, Orlando, parenting, spring break, Tales from the Motherland, The U.N., travel, travel with teens 7 Comments
The Middle… In Case You Were Wondering.
In a short period of time, it seems that I’ve gotten an awful lot of questions about the blog, or my writing. Perhaps it’s because I’ve had more lunches out than usual, or certain posts strike a nerve, but the … Continue reading
<– “These colors don’t run; but we do. We are a family that got our Nexus cards a long time ago. With a son attending high school in Vancouver, at the time, there was no way we were going to … Continue reading
Posted in 9/11, Blog, Car trips, Foreign exchange students, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, road trip, Sarcasm, travel, Writing Tagged Border patrol, British Columbia, Canada, crazy travel stories, Humor, Immigration, Nexus, Tales from the Motherland, US-Canada border 10 Comments
Today, I arrived home after 3 full weeks away, two of them spent soloing or free falling. I can’t say that re-entry hasbeen smooth… actually there’s not much I can say about re-entry just yet, as I’m still trying to … Continue reading
Posted in Parenting, road trip, summer vacation, Women's issues Tagged bugs, Eastern Washington, going home, Humor, Montana, Musings, parenting, Reality, road trips, Tetons Leave a comment