I think the Christmas markets started as a way for people to keep warm in the winter. The combination of Glühwein and bodies comfortably oozing from stand to stand is the only way we can stay warm outside.
We have been invited to 6 weddings since moving to Ohio. One in San Francisco, 2 in Orange County, 1 in Colorado, and another 2 in San Diego. I am exhausted from the traveling, cried-out from the ceremonies, and overwhelmed by the love whenever we show up to these events. But every time I getContinue reading “A Sense of Place: How Living Far from Family Helps Create my Own”
If the Beatles were American, “The Long and Winding Road” would be a completely different song. Those highways are boringly straight and it makes moving cross-country mind-numbing. The only exciting part was when we had a bird run into our car and go up in a puff of feathers, and we hadn’t even left ColoradoContinue reading “Moving Cross-Country: My Dashboard Confessional”
We did it. We jammed our possessions into a six foot box and it’s off to Ohio a week before us. Not only did we do it, we did it crazy fast. We planned for two days to pack and load the cube(s), expecting it to leave on Wednesday. We had everything packed by Sunday.Continue reading “Cubed”