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  • Travel Weekend

    5 on a Friday

    1- I made it to Boston! Vickie and I had a blast window shopping with a little bit of actual shopping built in (topdrawer – super cute fun stationery store with a number of…

    September 22, 2023
  • Reading Travel

    From the Air

    Podcast Q&A Requests? Laura and I are planning a Q&A ep – if you are a BOBW listener, please post them in the comments or send me an email. Also, feel free to also…

    September 21, 2023
  • Goals Travel

    Vancouver Island + August Goals

    Vancouver Island Based on feedback from a few locals (THANK YOU!) we chose to stay in Parksville, a quiet and family-friendly beach town ~30 min from the Nanaimo ferry. We rented a car by…

    August 9, 2023
  • Travel

    Travel Report: Brief Edition

    I’m writing this on my phone on a ferry to Vancouver Island and just wanted to say all is well and we are having a great time! We sailed to Alaska on the Disney…

    August 7, 2023
  • Travel

    Vancouver Days 1-2!

    I just have a few minutes while Josh is running — here are some pix! So far we: TRAVEL DAY: Had an uneventful (whew) 6.5 hour flight from MIA — YVR followed by a…

    August 1, 2023
  • Travel

    Packing: It’s Not My Favorite

    Okay, I’ll admit it: I don’t particularly like packing. I feel like I should like packing, because packing is a physical manifestation of PLANNING what you will need on a given trip. I don’t…

    July 26, 2023
  • Travel

    Future Travel, Longer Range Planning, Etc

    Longer Range Planning I got my 2024 call schedule! I’m rather happy with it – no major holidays next year (this year, I’m on for Thanksgiving — so that makes sense). AAAAND I thought…

    July 13, 2023
  • Travel

    PHL 2023

    It was a good trip! All I have time for is a photo dump because we have to unpack, I have nothing done for the (rest of the) week, I have to make dinner,…

    July 4, 2023