Category Archives: travel

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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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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Red Light! Green Light!

I’m sure you’ve played that game at some point. Well, the whole world has been on Red Light since the end of February or early March, with the exception of essential personnel. And since they came up, might I just … Continue reading

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Unfreeze… (almost)

As of this moment we have been approved to have our HHGS picked up on May 18-20, but we still have to wait for confirmation from the moving company we’ve been assigned. So… we’ve told the boys we’re about 90% … Continue reading

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Freeze… An unusual PCS state of mind thanks to COVID.

The glass is half-full. That’s my general outlook on life. My husband’s too, but being a natural worrier, he jokes that his glass is half-full of “something that will kill you.” We are wired differently and our differences make us … Continue reading

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January 2020 Memories

Every now and then it’s good to journal about the everyday goings-on that don’t necessarily deserve a whole blog post. That’s what this entry is.  Car repairs/exercise/and adult conversation: Our Town and Country needed work and the dealership is just … Continue reading

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NC 2019: Heading home to Germany

While we were loving our time in NC, we had something back home that we wanted to get back for: A weekend in Garmisch (which was to start on Friday, September 20th). Follow our journey from North Carolina back to … Continue reading

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NC 2019: North Carolina

After visiting with Mama Kim, eating Chick-fil-A, and getting a good night’s sleep, we headed to North Carolina. This post is going to be a FLYBY of our visit. As I prepare these posts I realize I took very few … Continue reading

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NC 2019: Mama Kim

Yesterday’s post details our adventure in getting to the United States. In this post I’ll tell about getting from NJ to VA to NC. After a good night’s sleep we were really hoping the weather would cooperate. Hurricane Dorian was … Continue reading

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