For our last day in Thailand, parts of our party are dragging. This has been wonderful and exciting and perception-changing and educational... and exhausting. So, today, the vote is for something inside, out of the heat, and a schedule that is not at all demanding. So, we decided to visit Art in Paradise in Esplanade … Continue reading Art in Paradise: Kid & Camera Fun
"Should I run ahead?" she asked, a reflection of my stress in her eyes. I only hesitate a moment before telling her, "Yes, go! Remember, Gate A14!" And she was off. I watched my recently turned 15-year-old daughter's head bob in and out and around people in the growing distance as I speed-walked farther and farther behind.
On Wednesday, after the Changing of the Horse Guard, we took a purposeful walk. I wanted to see Big Ben from Westminster Bridge. The iconic view. It was a little crazy, and was the first time here that I thought - this is the perfect place to be pick-pocketed. I even paused at one point … Continue reading Strolling Westminster
We arrived in London, and after taking the picture-perfect gated lift to our flat (ok, I took it with our bags, that's all that fit!) settled in to our London 'home'. I'll do an apartment post later - those photos are still on Scott's laptop, and I can only transfer the photos one at … Continue reading London: Cafe in the Crypt
I've been thinking a lot about managing my expectations over the past few days. Mostly because I'm so very excited about this trip, and in some ways I have really HIGH hopes for how awesome it's going to be. I LOVE travel. LOVE LOVE LOVE. Hubby and I are already booking a trip for June … Continue reading Travel with Kids: Expectations