February Break, Alps and Florida

For the February break, we opted for a divide and conquer approach. Larry needed to work for most of the week, and both Elliot and Larry wanted to learn to ski.  Merrie had no desire to try the slopes, and both she and I wanted some sun and warmth.  It had also been too long since I had seen (in person) my mom and dad. So the boys headed to the Alps and Merrie and I headed to Florida.

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No time like the present

Yesterday was my birthday. Today we are snowbound. There are a million little projects, chores, action items, that are vying for my attention, but none quite as appealing as posting to our family blog (followed very closely by a nap). It’s hard to believe that we are already at the end of January. Life certainly is moving at a very fast pace. It’s also hard to believe that this time one month ago, we were in sunny, warm, Florida, enjoying the sun, surf, and magic of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Continue reading No time like the present

and speaking of traveling and all things awesome…

Mom and dad are currently enjoying their first European river cruise!  How awesome is that and how jealous am I?!?!  We are taking care of the Ginger pup for them while they explore Hungary, Austria, Germany, Amsterdam, and god knows where else.  Thanks to the joys of technology, we’ve been in touch and mom’s been sharing some of their awesome photos.  I can’t wait to see all their pictures and hear all the details!  I miss them terribly but am so delighted that they have this incredible experience.