Patrick and I went to the Dachau concentration camp yesterday while Jamie had a day at the park with the kids. There are obviously some things they are too young to understand and we felt it would have been inappropriate for the other people there to have them tagging along. I was very glad they… Read More History
I’m officially a northern hemisphere girl whether I like it or not. The chance to have two years of beaches and sunshine was amazing. I don’t think we have ever spent a summer so close to home when there are so many gorgeous places to go spend the day within a 5 minutes radius. But… Read More Nearly There
Today I went shopping for a list of random things we needed. It seems like every few days I have a new list that I need to go out and shop for which is totally different for me because I’m not a shopper. Anyone who knows me well would know that I hate feeling like… Read More Wait, how much is that?
It’s been a week since we have landed and it feels like a lot has happened and at the same time there is so much more to do. Over the last week I have felt every emotion and vacillated between being overjoyed to be here in this charming city and horrified that we left gorgeous… Read More Willkommen zu Deutschland
It’s 8:30 the night before the movers come. My house has been in a general state of chaos all day and I am totally exhausted. To be fair I shouldn’t complain because we don’t actually have to pack the house ourselves but it is amazing how much stuff, and by that I mean junk, a… Read More It’s all happening now
Its birthday week in the Bly household, by Sunday we will have a 4 year old and a 6 year old. When they were born I was so happy they had summer birthdays, I have always loved having warm weather birthdays. All you need is a grill and a backyard and the birthday party is… Read More Cupcake Factory
Note – this is Jamie writing, not Nicole. She has not in any way endorsed the content below. Today marks eighteen months in Australia – we landed here as a family on the 1st of August 2013 – jetlagged and squinting from the unfamiliar sun that had eluded us for most of our lives prior… Read More A Year and a Half In – Reflections on Living in Australia
Here’s a short video of Ella walking. There are actually no boots involved but she does look very cute doing it. I think I need to get her a pair just so I have a better excuse for loving the song.
Since it’s finally election day I had to share this Red State Blue State episode of This American Life. Funny and alarming perspective on the growing political divide in the US. I caught myself doing exactly what they are talking about. There’s also a shocking story on New Hampshire, I had no idea.This American Life
Here’s one of Kellen being cute…