Posts with Label: Traveling

One Month

One Month

One month from today we will be sitting on an airplane, getting ready to head back to America. The grand adventure will be over. My emotions these days swing like a pendulum, one minute devastated to be leaving and the next ecstatic to be going home.  Nothing I can do but let those emotions be […]

Spring

Spring

It’s officially spring, although the weather everywhere I look seems not to have gotten the memo.  The garden is popping up some spring-y looking surprises, but England generally doesn’t feel really like spring until at least late May, so it’s not quite time to put away the scarves and heavy coats yet. (Matt got overly […]

Almost Gone

Almost Gone

We have about four months left until we leave England.  Depending on the day — really depending on the hour or the minute — I am in turns devastated or elated about this. We love it here. We love our house and our neighborhood and our friends.  We love the kids’ sports and the closeness […]

Beauty and Shame

Beauty and Shame

I’m thinking a lot lately about beauty standards, shame, body confidence, and how I want to be and how I want to parent.  It reminded me of something that happened on one of our trips last summer. The beaches in Menorca are all topless.  Actually, at every beach we went to, bottoms seemed optional as […]

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