Up and Away Rally

by Character Queen Recently we went to Up and Away, a week-long FTF (Fulltime Families) rally during the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico.  There were 48 families at the rally.  We had  a fenced in part of the RV park where the kids could run around, by the cemetery.  It was really cramped, but … Continue reading Up and Away Rally

Review of Up and Away FTF Rally

I went to a Fulltime Families rally and I got a week off from school. A Fulltime Families rally is a group coming together to play and socialize. Forty-eight families met at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico. All of our recreational vehicles (RVs) were in one fenced-in area and we had a … Continue reading Review of Up and Away FTF Rally

Going to Work at the Balloon Fiesta

This week at Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has been filled with incredible experiences.  I've seen hundreds of balloons filling the sky all around me, even directly above my RV.  I've watched American-flag wielding sky divers shoot out fireworks as they spiraled down through the sky.  I've delighted in balloons of all different shapes filling and … Continue reading Going to Work at the Balloon Fiesta


I’ve never been a “bucket-list” kind of person.  Maybe if I had watched that movie, I would be more interested in making a list of things I want to do before I “kick the bucket.”  As it is, I live a pretty amazing life and just do cool things all the time.  That being said, […]