11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (the actual skiing)

March 16 We survived #snowmageddon2021 and finally made it to Avon. This would have been our 12th annual ski trip, but we weren't able to go last year because of COVID. This year, we stayed in a little condo, a five minute shuttle ride from the slopes. Well, actually it's a five minute ride to … Continue reading 11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (the actual skiing)

July 7 // Rosemary Beach

Rural Alabama. We're the lonely car on the road. Our Birmingham friends, Steven and Marley, invited us to eat dinner at their house. So fun to see them again...it had been 20 years! Their house backs up to a river inlet. That night, the boys and Steven and Marley's daughters went "rafting" (like tubing - … Continue reading July 7 // Rosemary Beach

Ski trip 2018

Our ninth year year of skiing was pretty uneventful. First stop...Beau Jo's. The weather was super nice...we walked around Idaho Springs. The first day on the slopes. So bright! Waiting... Goldfish taste test! Me and the boys! Scott and the boys - way over there. On the lift... Obligatory family photo... Not much conversation when … Continue reading Ski trip 2018

All Aboard. Train Travels

Our family took our first Amtrak train trip during the Fourth of July holiday. We thought it would be fun to ride the train from Lee's Summit, MO to St. Louis and back. The trip was five hours, with six stops in Missouri: Warrensburg, Sedalia, Jefferson City, Hermann, Washington and Kirkwood. It was fun, and … Continue reading All Aboard. Train Travels