Category Archives: family

School, The Truckster, Grand Central, and Black Panther

Routine! Finally! After being all out of sorts from the beginning of May (when we shipped our HHGS), we were so very ready for routine. Our printer had not arrived by the time I needed to prep for school so … Continue reading

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Beaches, Bridges, Bikes, and Kites.

Real New Yorkers, I know you’re shaking your head at my excitement over every little thing. Give me some time and I’m sure the stars will fall from my eyes. (Probably not.) Either way, I have no intention of writing … Continue reading

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First Guest in NYC!

It all started with a surprise for Carson… Grace flew in to visit for the weekend! SO. MUCH. FUN! (And so hard to keep a secret!) Saturday we hit the ground running, masks and all, but Friday night we stayed … Continue reading

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Moving is not always fun

The teens made some really great friends just before we left Germany, making leaving extra hard for them. Parker was ready to get to a new adventure and meet some new friends. Anna is along for any adventure! The first … Continue reading

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Weeks 3 and 4 in NYC!

24th: The view of the bridge from just outside of our house. I walked by the front window and saw that everting looked pink-tinged. Stepped outside to this: 25th: I got Anna’s room mostly done. Bed on the floor so … Continue reading

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Second week in NYC!

The second week we did a little less sight-seeing as we were busy receiving our HHGs but I made it a point to take the kids to the pool every time it was open (and once, when it was not). … Continue reading

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Our first week in NYC!

We hit the ground running. Our household goods were ready for us the day before we flew and the next available date for us to receive them was July 16th – exactly one week after we flew. That was perfect … Continue reading

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Leavin’ on an Airbus 330…

Leaving Germany was so weird this time. There were very few farewells, almost no hugs goodbye. There were people I wanted to visit with one last time but with social distancing in effect I couldn’t. Our bigs were able to … Continue reading

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One last trip – Amsterdam: 2020

I desperately wanted to take our kids to both The Netherlands and Poland: I got half of my wish granted as we were able to make it to see Amsterdam one last time. Our main purpose in visiting was to … Continue reading

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So many places, so little time…

We had big travel dreams when we moved here. I made a wall decoration that would let us dream big and celebrate when we visited new places. I loved having friends and family sign the wall when they came. I … Continue reading

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