Back in the USA

We’re back! I had mixed feelings about returning to the U.S.  I was quite apprehensive about leaving the lifestyle we grew to love.  So I was surprised by the feeling of comfort and ease I had even just in the Chicago airport.  When going through customs, we were able to joke with the agent checking our passports.  Such a simple … Continue reading

Visiting cousins in France

We were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit family while we were traveling through France.  We spent many happy days climbing mountains, playing ping pong, going to the beach, playing cards, playing dominoes, walking, exploring, laughing, and eating wonderful food made by Marthe.  There is something a bit magical that happens when you connect with extended family.  Our family … Continue reading