Under the Tuscan Sun

Yesterday we said “arrividerci, Roma” as we boarded the Celebrity Reflection to begin our Mediterranean tour.  Because the kids were a bit tired after we ran them all over Rome, we had a low key day of lounging by the ship’s pool. Today, our ship stopped in La Spezia, Italy, which is a jumping off […]

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Ed Sheeran and the Vatican…

Buon giorno, Roma!  We start our Mediterranean adventure with a couple of days in the Eternal City.  But before we landed in Rome we took a little diversion to Paris to accommodate a sick passenger. Once we were on the ground in Paris, many people stood up and stretched while we waited for the aircraft […]

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And we’re off…

Today we embark on our Europe and Mediterranean tour. We will miss our friends and fur family but the memories we’re about to create will last a lifetime. I’m blessed to have this summer off to reflect and focus on what matters most – my family.  Our first stop is the eternal city – Rome […]

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Home for a few days…

We said goodbye to Captain Mickey and we’re back in Colleyville, TX for a few days to give the kids some time with friends. Plus our dogs needed some home time away from their fancy friends at Posh Paw Resorts.  Not having to go into the office felt surreal but I’m enjoying every minute of […]

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Skagway. Gold Rush

Today we went panning for gold since I’m officially unemployed and need to find a good way to pay for for our summer sabbatical.  But first we headed to Canada and the White Pass Summit. Amazing.  Our driver took us up the Klondike Trail that the original stampeders took in the gold rush of 1898 […]

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Vancouver fun…

A little first class love to YVR thanks to American Airlines (and surprisingly on-time).  A few glasses of wine and we’re set to see the sights of Vancouver.  It took us much longer to leave the airport than anticipated as customs was a mess (several Asian flights arrived at the same time we did).  That meant […]

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