From Snow to the Snows — in June


Our final full day in Utah was spent on the ski/snowboard slopes at Snowbird. Yes, it was June 10. Let me say that again. June 10. And we were at the slopes. Can you feel hear my heart beating faster? Oh the joy of that day! The altitude got to Chris a bit (on his fourth … Continue reading From Snow to the Snows — in June

The Best Laid Plans


Really long post about our Utah adventure with lots of pics starting at the Enjoying the Trip for Real section below (click that link if you want to jump straight to that section). We had a good plan. A great plan, I dare confess. But you know what they say:   The best-laid plans of mice and … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans

Why we Stayed in Lisbon for a Month


I blame our month-long stay in Lisbon on the fact that I have a cousin in Denmark (how fun is that to say?). The original intent of the trip was a 1.5 to 2-week stint. I was going to join my work team in Lisbon for a meetup for a week, and Chris would join me … Continue reading Why we Stayed in Lisbon for a Month