Category Archives: Travel

2012 Epic Relay

I feel a deep desire to blog and post updates on Facebook about my life and family. After several months of not blogging and expressing to my wife my deep desire to be a consistent and regular blogger, she turned … Continue reading

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Happiness: Finding joy in the small ordinary things

I thought I would be the one teaching my son the important lessons of life, but every day I think he is the one teaching me some really important things. Today we were on the Staten Island Ferry so we … Continue reading

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Happiness: When your crying baby falls asleep

Happiness is when your crying baby finally falls asleep while on an airplane. Few things are more stressful than being on a full flight in the middle of the plane and having your baby crying, screaming and annoying everybody, so … Continue reading

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Ouray Ice Climbing

My Dad invited me to go ice climbing a few weeks ago, and without really thinking about it, I said I would go. I had no idea what ice climbing was, what equipment is used, how far away the place … Continue reading

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My 2011 Year in Review

I have a tradition at the end of the year to review my journal and write down the highlights or interesting things that we’ve done. I did that this year, but as I was going through each day I couldn’t … Continue reading

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England Highlights- The beginning- Stonehenge and Salisbury

We landed in London and we confidently walked to get our rental car. That all went smoothly. They gave us the car keys and we went on our way. I went to jump in the car and was kindly reminded … Continue reading

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England/Ireland Trip Highlights- Getting there

We didn’t want to take one long flight with Liam, so we broke up our flight out to London, into shorter flights- New York during the day, overnight flight the next day to Iceland (cheaper ticket), and then after one … Continue reading

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Louvre Highlights

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Center of Paris- Notre Dame

The first thing we did was go and see Notre Dame. Just outside of ND in the front is plaque that shows the exact center of Paris. I later talked to the people that are sleeping on the ground just … Continue reading

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Arrival in Paris

After 3 movies and 14 hours of flying, we arrived in Paris, France on Thursday afternoon. The instructions to get to the apartment that we had rented out were- call and we’ll give you directions and then we’ll tell you … Continue reading

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