Category Archives: Vacation

Weekend in Toronto

Tony was presenting at an Educational Research conference last weekend, and I decided to tag along. He actually presented at the same conference last year, but Gem was only 10 days old at the time, so he didn’t stay for … Continue reading

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White Christmas

Happy New Year!  Ushering in 2019 means saying adieu to the holiday season of 2018. Today’s the end – my Christmas tree has come down! I LOVE sitting in the dark living room and just looking at our tree. It’s … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

This year was a white Christmas for our little family – a white sand BEACH Christmas, that is! Tony picked me up from school last Tuesday with the car already packed, and we went straight to the airport. EO was … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Petit Jean 

We’ve just returned home from our first family vacay! Tony’s leave was able to overlap with mine for a few days, so we  visited Petit Jean (French for Little John) State Park in Arkansas. Legend has it that a French … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

I know I’ve been MIA for awhile, but THIS was happening!    And, not to mention, all this too! Anyway, school started, Tony went back to work, and I got to start maternity leave! On the first full day of … Continue reading

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Naples, FL

Two years on a Caribbean island will turn you into a bit of a beach snob. So, Tony and I were hesitant to plan our last minute holiday getaway to a US location. However, Naples did not disappoint! Each beach … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! You should really read this one.

Our holiday plans changed unexpectedly, so we were able to book a last minute getaway to Florida! You gotta love Christmas on a beach!   It also seemed as good a time as any to announce that we’re having a baby! … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Post: A Guy, A Girl, and a Really NEW House 

Welcome to the Mile High City and to the home of Mike and Monica, fans of A Guy, A Girl, and A Really Old House! A few years ago, we settled in beautiful Denver to raise our family and bought … Continue reading

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Spring Break

Thank you, Lord, for the gift of Spring Break! Yes, it’s taken me three weeks to write about Spring Break, but here it is! This year we spent a part of our time off from work visiting our friends from … Continue reading

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Ireland

Top ‘o the morning to ya! Ok, no one in Ireland really said that…maybe ever. I don’t know. But I also don’t know how to say hello in Irish, so I went with what I knew! As previously mentioned, Ireland … Continue reading

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