Travel: United Kingdom (Scotland & England 2022)

This past July, I spent 20 days traveling in the United Kingdom. I spent a few days in England, and the rest in Scotland. If you've been following along for awhile, you might be thinking, "Scotland, again??" This was my third time traveling to Scotland. If you can't tell, I've kind of fallen in love … Continue reading Travel: United Kingdom (Scotland & England 2022)

Travel: Adirondacks (+ Mini Life Update)

A couple of weeks ago, my parents and I took a very short trip up into the Adirondack Mountains (which is just a 4-hour drive from where we live). I'll get to that trip in a minute, but when I logged onto my blog this morning, I also realized it has been over a year … Continue reading Travel: Adirondacks (+ Mini Life Update)

Christmas in Scotland

Last fall, I spent about 10 days in Scotland on my first solo trip overseas. I thoroughly enjoyed that trip (you can read all about it here), so I was thrilled when my sister suggested that our family spend Christmas there this year. We emphatically said, "yes!". This trip was different from my first in … Continue reading Christmas in Scotland

Exploring Chattanooga, Tennessee

A few weeks ago, my family traveled to Tennessee to celebrate my cousin's marriage. It was a beautiful wedding and so much fun to be together with extended family that, despite our best efforts, we see far too little of. It was a quick trip- just 3 1/2 days- but we had a free day … Continue reading Exploring Chattanooga, Tennessee

Going Home (to Moldova)

I recently returned from a fairly short trip back to Moldova to visit my host family. I spent about a week in my village. I arrived just over a year after I left Moldova at the end of my 2-year Peace Corps service there. I was blessed with cooler-than-normal summer temperatures (so thankful! a few … Continue reading Going Home (to Moldova)