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The Story Behind California's Bear Flag
California My Story

What It Feels Like To Live In California

We are about to sneak up on our first anniversary of moving back to the United States and living in California for the first time. For parents reading, you know those mile markers such as ‘the fog’ lifting when your newborn is about three months old.…

June 16, 2015
California: To Do + See

Flyboard: Aquatic Aviation

Donning a wetsuit and a helmet in San Diego, my husband looked like Iron Man for an hour Flyboard is a new extreme sport created in 2012 by French watercraft rider, Franky Zapata My husband’s feet were strapped into boots on a board like a wakeboard…

May 28, 2015
View of Parliament in London
Family Activities London: To Do + See

21 Unique Things To Do In London

– When visiting London, of course you will visit the famous landmarks – Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge – – But what if you have a teenager (or grown up) who needs to do more than just sightseeing? – Here’s 21 suggestions of experiences…

January 7, 2014
Travel To Slovenia
Nature + Gardens Travel

Travel :: Slovenia

How was your summer? – Ours was fantastic partly due to this completely (what seemed to me) random trip – – Slovenia – – I find some of the best experiences come in obscure packaging – And I also find that as we travel…

September 14, 2013
TheEnglish Polo Season
Family Activities Great Britain: To Do + See

The Polo Season

Savoring local sports, we made our way to a polo match – – Knowing nothing about the sport, we were happy we brought a smartphone to educate ourselves during the day – We were surprised by how casual the event was and that some…

May 9, 2013
Skiing In Europe
Family Activities Travel

Skiing In Europe

We found a good deal for a weekend in Switzerland, so we hopped at the chance to go One reason we went was to feel some sunshine at last! – – Still new to the whole ‘skiing in Europe’ thang, here’s a few observations:…

February 26, 2013
Living In England

Identity Through Sports: US vs UK

  Displayed during the Summer Olympics * A local taxi driver recently mentioned the county of Middlesex disappeared in 1965 when divided among counties Surrey, Hertfordshire, and Greater London And then he said, I guess it would be like one of your American states becoming…

September 8, 2012
My Story

Olympic Beach Volleyball

On The Mall looking toward Buckingham Palace * Our final Olympic event to attend was Men’s Beach Volleyball and WOW! was the venue spectacular! * (click photo to really appreciate the view) * It was a mark of brilliance to set up this temporary…

August 12, 2012
My Story

A Day At The Olympic Park

Headlines of yesterday’s news * My first and last chance to visit the Olympic Park during the Games… A night to remember! * As if you were by my side, here’s ‘our’ highlights Enjoy! * Walking Out Of Tube Station Gates remain open for…

August 9, 2012