Tag Archives: Travel

Tuscany Bound!

Tomorrow, Brad and I will travel to Europe, specifically Italy, for the first time in our lives. Finally. This has been a dream for a long time. For a husband-and-wife team that loves exploring new places and learning about new … Continue reading

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5 Favorites about Cruising

I feel a tad sheepish writing this post. Last week at this time I was in Grand Turk, enjoying white sand, sunshine, blue skies, and warm temperatures, such a contrast from the snow/slush combination outside my door. I also realize … Continue reading

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Car Trips and Read-Alouds

Need a way to survive long car trips? Read aloud a good story. Case in point: Brad, Anna, and I returned last week from a visit with family in the Midwest. How did we survive 13 hours in the car … Continue reading

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A Travel Tale, Part II

In my previous post, A Travel Tale and a Visit with Grandma, I recounted the hiccups and frustrations of my travel plans as I made my way to California to visit my Grandma. I also alluded to the fact that … Continue reading

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A Travel Tale and a Visit with Grandma

Three Sundays ago, I found myself in LaGuardia’s airport, awaiting a flight that would eventually land me in Fresno, California. Spring Break (still the dead of winter in these parts) started after the last class on Friday, and now I … Continue reading

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This past week I spoke in Chapel at Stony Brook. Using the Gospel passage found in Matthew of the Wise Men visiting Jesus, I related the journey of the Magi to the journey my family took ten years ago. On … Continue reading

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