Category Archives: travel

That International Trip We Took Four Months Ago

I promised myself over the holiday break that I’d finish writing about our trip to Sweden. But like all good intentions… These days, I find myself thinking more about the visit as I follow @sweden. In what is one of the best … Continue reading

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Sweden: Getting There

I’ve been asked several times how our trip to Sweden went. My answer: Layered. It definitely wasn’t like our 2006 honeymoon in Maui – just the two of us, massages on the beach, drinks with umbrellas. Nor was it like … Continue reading

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Letters to Charlie: Month 16.5

Dearest Charlie, Right now, you are upstairs sleeping on our last night in Sweden. We’ve spent the last 2.5 weeks here visiting Jerri and Hans, who are dear, dear, dear friends of our family. We’ve had so many adventures, which … Continue reading

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Baby- and Husband-less

6 girlfriends 4 days 72 hours in Vegas 0 babies 0 husbands/boyfriends 2 vacuum-sealed cases of rum/vodka 1 word: EPIC This was the first time I’d been away from Charlie for an extended period of time and I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Dad Blogs: Mom-less

On the one hand, it’s not so big a deal that I didn’t kill Charlie over the course of four days. A dad should probably be able to accomplish that. On the other, I was worried about this weekend. With … Continue reading

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Letters to Charlie: Month 11

My joyful boy, This is the first month I haven’t posted this letter on time. I have a good excuse – we’ve been visiting Kate and her new baby boy, Carter, in South Carolina! I feel like we learned a … Continue reading

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Traveling with Baby

We did it! Our first cross-country trip (or any trip, really) with Charlie. And even though we got back a week ago, I’m still exhausted. During our time away, I thought a lot about Trips Before Baby. Remember sleeping in? … Continue reading

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