Category Archives: Airports/Travel

Amos

When deciding to move to the Netherlands, we listened to our kids, heard their opinions and took them into consideration, but Maarten and I made the final decision. Seeking a way to give them a chance to feel empowered, like … Continue reading

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California Part 2

So The Drive.  Good Lord The Drive.  But you know what?  It was doable.  We’ve reached that point, folks – especially you with little ones – we’ve reached that point where Maarten and I have to pull over for bathroom … Continue reading

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California Part 1: Sam

This is what it looks like when you take your nine year old with a broken leg (skiing accident at the very end of February) on vacation in California:  Turns out not that much changes.  He was so brave:  he … Continue reading

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The Netherlands, 2013

I have been planning to write about our August trip back to the Netherlands.  But back to school doesn’t mean I suddenly have enormous amounts of time on my hands.  It means I have a three year old who misses … Continue reading

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Quiet

It’s quiet in my house now.  M is sleeping, and the eldest two are at their first day back to school.  First and Third grade.  Big kids, but still so little as I walked away from them, their shoulders set … Continue reading

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MT/ID/WY

Not that you’d know, since I’ve been absent from this blog much longer, but we were gone this past week.  Off rediscovering the delights of Forest Service campgrounds ( 8 bucks a nite and the purtiest locations…) and visiting with … Continue reading

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Moving to America Part III: Iceland

We sailed into the Seydisfjordur on the East coast of Iceland on the 16th of May.  The same storm that followed us to the Faroe Islands had left an impressive amount of snow behind, and we arrived to blinding sun … Continue reading

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