life according to me

life according to me

Tag: travel

The Ubiquitous White Van

The Ubiquitous White Van

As I sift through the hundreds of photos from our most recent trip, I can’t help but remember how often I mentally constructed a shot only to realize a white van sat inside the frame. Occasionally it’s grey, or less often, black, but a van […]

Running for a train

Running for a train

We reached a ticket kiosk at Paddington Station with enough time to realize we might make an earlier train. “If we take the 8:03, we’ll have an hour to add to our day.” My husband looked apprehensive, but that may have been related more to […]

DIY: Travel Planning

In less than a week, we will be on a non-stop flight to London, then take a short flight to Paris. Yes, Paris. I’ve been many places before — many —  but think I’ve been saving France in general for when my husband and I […]

Planning for Paris

Planning for Paris

  February is nearly half gone and I’m just now feeling as if there’s a new year ahead of me and things to plan for.  The holidays have long passed, the remnants of that nasty bout with bronchitis are finally gone, the Super Bowl — […]

Green Grass on the Other Side of Road Trips

  The solstice is still two days away, yet it seems summer has been in full swing for weeks in spite of skies so thick with the seasonal grey we’re accustomed to it’s been misty from time to time.  We began celebrating college graduations and […]

Notebooks and silk undies

One week to go before our trip to the UK, and I’m busy printing things for the MoH’s notebook.  Because he’s not involved in the planning, he’s often out of the loop outside of our discussions about a trip, when I can’t keep one more […]