Month: September 2016

First Impressions: Food

We have been in Colombia for a little over a week and while I’m not qualified to give any real food critique, we have made a few first impressions. So far, the food has been pretty good, freshly made and you are never rushed…

Welcome Home

Well, after many flight hours logged and a few stops in between, we made it.  I could see Cartagena very clearly flying in and what a sight.  Big buildings towering over this little peninsula.  An overcast day providing us a little reprieve from the…

Moving and Travel Days

We are officially in transition, neither here nor there but trying to soak it all in nonetheless.  Planes, trains and automobiles – but mostly lots and lots of hotels! The feeling of being foreign is coming right back from my college days abroad, but…

Bittersweet

There is really nothing else to say.  We are so excited to go and so terribly sad to leave.  The house is empty, suitcases are packed, the goodbye tears have flowed and now we are here, on the cusp of something a little crazy…

Lasts Before Firsts

Having a few good summer adventures before we go was a must.  Here is a recap of some our favorites. Enchanted Forest – the best creepiest theme park ever. We hit splash pads, ate ice cream, watched movies in the park and maybe had…

Jungle Law

“NOW this is the law of the jungle, as old and as true as the sky, And the wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the wolf that shall break it must die. As the creeper that girdles the tree trunk, the law…

Where Will They Be From?

One of my many worries with this move is where will my children say they are from?  That sounds insane, I totally know, but let me first elaborate. I grew up in one house from first grade on.  The kids I met in kindergarten…