Category Archives: travel

Governors Island

I’ve heard it said that living in New York City one can never get bored. I would have to agree. We have been here exactly eleven months (as of the day I’m writing this) and we haven’t even scratched the … Continue reading

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Hawaii – Part 2

Solitude is hard to come by in a house with seven people, especially during a pandemic. We even converted a hall closet to a mini-office/reading nook. It has come in handy on a regular basis. One of my main goals … Continue reading

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Hawaii – Part 1

Hawaii really surprised me. I have seen the pictures and movies and assumed that the magic of film make it look incredible, but from the moment we landed I was blown away by the beauty. On the way to Hawaii … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Island Date

New York City has blown me away with its seasons. Summer is my least favorite with it being a million degrees; our air conditioner is spotty, and our house has HORRIBLE insulation. Fall was breathtaking. The colors changed slowly so … Continue reading

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Visits do the heart good.

A year ago we were in the early days of our Germany-quarantine. We were still doing a daily-count, thinking the quarantine would be short enough to document in two-digit numbers. Boy, were we wrong! Very glad to see that things … Continue reading

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Dialog, Date, Depart…

Those words were part of our wedding ceremony. We were challenged to dialog daily, date monthly, depart annually. Almost 22 years later we are still keeping that in mind. Matt just returned from a two-week TDY (work trip) and before … Continue reading

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Little trip to Philly

We have been looking forward to going to Philadelphia to eat a Philly Cheesesteak ever since we moved here. Apparently the Best Cheesesteak in Philly is Geno’s, but 7 out of 7 in our group felt that our local mom-and-pop … Continue reading

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Ice Skating at Rockefeller Rink

I finally got to use my childhood ice skating lessons! Sunday Matt and I took the littles ice skating at the most iconic skating rink in the world (not a data-driven fact). It was everything I had hoped for – … Continue reading

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Gingerbread houses, Horsey Kisses, and a Piano

Before I start in on the cuteness, I just want to give a shout-out to Liberty Church: Brooklyn. On Sunday the 20th we had our last in-person church service of 2020 and the entire thing, start to finish, was wonderful. … Continue reading

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