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Beach time-family time in Charleston, S.C. Isle of Palms

Our family just returned from a huge family reunion at the beach planned by our 93 year old Grandmother. There is no better place to spend a weeks vacation with that many kinfolk than Isle of Palms, South Carolina. The … Continue reading

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Dream of Traveling The World?

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A Mom’s first stab at processing the trip around the world.

We have returned home to an amazing whirlwind of friends and family. We are still jetlagged and have hardly had time to process the incredible experience we have had. We have read a lot about the transition process and realize … Continue reading

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Last Day of Travel

In nearly 10 months of traveling we have visited 6 continents, over 20 countries and over 50 different cities. We have hiked through jungles, climbed mountains, and rafted rivers. We have visited museums, castles and ancient ruins. We have seen … Continue reading

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The Netherlands

After a great visit with our friends the Boggs, in Wassenaar in western Netherlands, we made our way to Amsterdam for a 5-day visit.  Our trip happened to coincide with the annual national holiday – Queen’s Day.  This year was … Continue reading

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Normandy

My Dad took me to see the movie Midway when I was a very little girl. It probably wasn’t the most appropriate movie for a seven year old but Dad and I bonded over WWII forever after. I have always … Continue reading

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Paris…. In Pictures

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Munich in pictures

Just a quick pass through Munich, Germany but we really enjoyed our stay! Special thanks to David’s cousin Michele and her husband, Remco, for showing us an amazing city that we can’t wait to revisit and spend more time getting … Continue reading

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Why Cremona?

  Why Cremona? As we are getting ready to leave Cremona, Italy and spend several weeks on the road in Europe, we are all coming to terms with the bittersweet combination of embarking on a new adventure while departing a … Continue reading

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Shants…

During this year abroad we all have had to make sacrifices. The unfortunate outcome has been the wearing of “shants”.  Shants are pants that zip of into shorts.  My mom, brother, and especially my dad, LOVE them. I absolutely despise … Continue reading

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