Our month-long layover in Nashville is coming to an end; we head to Costa Rica in 5 days! As our days in Europe wound down, we talked a lot about what it would feel like to be back home, and we made lists of what we were looking forward […]
Well folks, the first leg of this trip is drawing to a close. Tomorrow, on America’s birthday, we fly back to our home and we get to see Lincoln, Penny, and all of you!
We saw some guys yesterday playing some Bocce-ish game, and I asked Becci if she knew the rules of Bocce, which I can never remember. She said “I don’t know exactly…you hit a ball out onto the field, and then other people come through later and knock your […]
Here’s a little something that Europe has going for it. This didn’t really happen in the UK, but then the UK isn’t really proper Europe, now is it? Everywhere else we have been so far…in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, and Latvia…there occurs a very specific and peculiar pedestrian-friendly […]
These are Merrell Continuum boots. They have Vibram soles and some type of wicking material as part of their upper surface. They are warm in the winter and comfortable in warm weather. They have kept my feet comfortable and dry for two weeks of “mixed” weather in England […]
The ferry wasn’t cancelled! It turns out the cancellation of the ferry was in regards to low tide, not the weather at all…so that whole “let me check the weather’ spiel was a complete charade! The ferry chugged over to Mallaig in about 25 minutes, sea spray hitting […]
This song has been a favorite of mine since childhood, and it’s been continuously running through my brain since we arrived in the Highlands. A SCOTTISH SOLDIER By Andy Stewart There was a soldier, a Scottish soldier Who wandered far away and soldiered far away There was none […]
…it is, however, quite thrilling to be in one. Although you wouldn’t want a bee in one. As it happens, Bex’ sister Louise, and her husband Chris, and Chris’ father Jim, are all avid operators of apiaries. Years ago…in the British equivalent of the Boy Scouts, Chris’ and […]