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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Pictures from Austria


Last Sunday we decided to take a little road trip to Salzburg, Austria. It was only a 1.5 hour drive south, and the weather was clear enough that the Alps dazzled us all the way there. I knew when leaving Massachusetts that I would really miss the ocean, but I think the Alps may give me a suitable replacement while we are here. They are beautiful and ever changing in their appearance, depending on weather time of day, and my position. Just like my ocean.

Anyway, here are a few pictures from our first international trip as a family while living in Germany. I promise it won’t be our last.