Category Archives: Vacation

Road Trip – Petit JeanĀ 

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 HouseĀ 

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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True Confessions and Roma

Confession time… it’s been three weeks since we got home from Europe, and I still haven’t finished posts about our last two cities! Truth is, once we got home and jumped into house projects, namely the final push to complete … Continue reading

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Inside the Walls of Lucca

Excerpts from a journal discovered just outside the city walls… As I sit under the stars and write this, I can only hope that my family and friends back home are doing well. We are nearly a month into our … Continue reading

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Ciao from the Cinque Terre!

We stepped off the train in the dank tunnel, since the station is only big enough for about 2 and 1/2 train cars. As we emerged into the bright sunshine we were surrounded by colorful old buildings and farmer’s market … Continue reading

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