I knew the second that lady on the plane first sneezed in my lap, I was going to get sick. I’m hoping it’s just jet lag I am feeling, and not the beginnings of a head cold.Continue reading
Layover: a [not-so] still life.
Question 2017: Would you swim with sharks?
Yes, and actually, I did so. In fact, the entire family swam with sharks. It was in August 2014 during our vacation to Florida, and we survived, mostly because it was a reasonably controlled environment, and they were bonnethead and leopard sharks which aren’t known to randomly attack humans.Continue reading
My girl is home from Berlin now! I’m proud to say we all survived her first trip away without her parents. I missed her, but I know it’s just the beginning of what I hope is a long life of travel and exploration away from us. I’m excited for her.Continue reading
Without her mother there to break out in a hearty rendition of Hasselhoff‘s ”Looking for Freedom“, I fear Miss C‘s trip to Berlin won‘t be much fun for her.
My sweet girl left this morning for her class graduation trip to Berlin. Apparently, I’m the only parent who asked for a trip itinerary. Martin, who is the president of the school’s parent-teacher group, laughed at me.Continue reading
We visited the Stasi Museum in what was the headquarters campus of the MfS (the Ministry for State Security) to spy, terrorize, manipulate and control its own people in East Germany. I paid a little extra to get the photography button.
This is a display depicting the enemy: Western culture, Iron Maiden, and agents of NATO. I would not have been well liked in Eastern Germany.Continue reading
Forget paint-by-numbers. We are spending our afternoon at a workshop making leather cuffs, as one does in Berlin.Continue reading
6:05 a.m. –I am definitely not a morning person, but we are up very early for a flight, running away to Berlin for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary and my birthday (later this month), so yeah, I‘m on board with my favorite travel partner.Continue reading
The BEST part of my trip to London was spending time with my friend Wendy!!! Many thanks to you and Joey for having us. We will be back!