We weren’t the only ones enjoying ourselves on a pretty June evening with a across the Hudson River. We passed cyclists, babies in strollers, and rollerbladers, as well as a number of folks on foot like ourselves. For our next visit, we’ll toss in the kids’ scooters.Read More
The fascination started about a month ago for our girls.
They were up in their room practicing Caroline’s Kindergarten Graduation rendition of “First Grade, First Grade” set to the tune of “New York, New York”.Read More
Did you know that Springfield, MA is the boyhood home of Dr. Seuss, otherwise known as Theodor Seuss Geisel? Born in 1902, he grew called Springfield home until adulthood. His father was the head of the park system, while his grandparents ran a local bakery, and he drew enourmous inspiration for his books from his early years at home in Massachusetts.Read More
Well... we're here. Losing three hours of our Saturday in our trade of Pacific Time for Eastern Time, we touched down in Hartford about 10:00 PM last night to begin our Northeastern adventure.Read More
We're dreaming of life in the Northeast and our adventures there. We're doing our Last Things and saying goodbye to dear friends. We're preparing the kids for a big transition. The rollercoaster of emotions remains.
And, we're reading.Read More
It was June of 2001. My first trip to the Northeast. My first real trip as an adult. I left my hometown of Whitewater, WI with two of my best friends and headed out for the New York City and Boston in my 1991 Buick LeSabre. One week, a couple baseball games, a few mass transit mixups, and a speeding ticket later, we were back in the Midwest, but a new interest in travel was sparked on that trip that has shown little sign of waning.Read More
Let’s start with a confession – I am a travel book junkie.
I own dozens of guidebooks for places I have no concrete plans to visit. I will hang out at Barnes & Noble for hours scouring the travel section if nobody stops me. In down time, I will sometimes revisit travel books from past trips. I can’t quit them.Read More
Moving is stressful time for everyone in the family, and if my own emotions are all over the map, I know it’s rough on my kids as well. From the sad goodbyes to the hopeful expectations, there’s a lot of emotions and feelings for all of us to work through.
While no tip or plan can ensure a seamless transition for everyone in the family, we’ve found a few ways to make moving with kids easier on everyone.Read More