OBX: A Highway Runs Through It…NC Highway 12 and the paradise that surrounds it.
I am writing this final “chapter” on our trip to Spain during the Coronovirus crisis, when we, our friends in Spain and most of the world are sitting at home […]
We travel out of the South east of Spain and into the North to visit with friends.
Alhambra: Journey through a Complicated History When Andrea and I traveled to Spain last, we made a point to stay in Granada which was the heart of the Moorish Emirate […]
Oropesa: Catching our Breath With most of a summer behind us filled with other trips abroad for Andrea and the boys, nights by the fire pit, camps and excitement for […]
A few weeks ago, we returned to North Carolina’s Outer Banks for vacation after the boys fell in love with it for the first time and Andrea and I fell in love with it all over again last year. With Andrea spending long stretches of time in Mexico and the […]
This afternoon, while on vacation on the Outer Banks, we decided to walk out to the point that is near the Cape Hatteras lighthouse. From where you park, the remote beach has to be at least a mile or two walk. While we walked, the boys played in the surf […]
As I mentioned before, every year, while on vacation, the boys seem to hit new stages in development. I’ve also mentioned in the past that Matthew had been slow in his speech development and is very difficult to understand, at times. During this years vacation, it seems, Matthew has taken […]
A friend of ours once said, as she was struggling to stop procrastinating, get in the shower and then pack, “Vacation is over…I’m just going to sit here in my own stink.” That about sums up my feelings right now. I’ve written and re-written a couple of paragraphs talking about […]
Yesterday, Andrea and I suddenly realized that Matthew was saying “bathing suit” pretty clearly and correctly. It wasn’t long ago that he really struggled with his “s” sound and so he would say “bading doop”. ..it was very cute and, as proud as I am of how well he has […]