To Find A Rock Posts

June 12

I chose to spend several weeks of our trip in France, since it is a big country with rich history and so many different regions, I felt it deserved more of our time. After our first day, I seriously regretted this decision and felt done, felt like picking my toys…

June 5

We pass out of Austria in a blizzard, the hot weather of two days ago forgotten as we climb the mountain to a freezing -4 degrees. We get closer to the top and the kids beg to play in the snow, a request we decline as we are worried our…

May 29

Austria, I have written about the largest city in a previous post, the visceral way that your senses are assaulted by the landscape surrounding, the sights, smells, sounds. Rural Austria is different, you move from the cities into sleepiness, into houses and towns perched precariously on mountaintops that seem impossibly…

May 21

Austria is beautiful and we went non-stop while there, which I will write more about later; however, I am tired from going non-stop for 2 weeks and so will leave you with the following tidbit on a day in Vienna. Vienna                    …

May 10
May 2

Idyllic, the word that sprung to my mind as we made our decent into Brussels airport. A patchwork quilt played out across the land below us. It was the end of a 16 hour plus journey flying from Vancouver into Heathrow and on to Brussels, the start of a three…

April 29

We are hanging out in the lovely play area at London Heathrow Airport after a smooth, but lacking in sleep 9 hour plane ride. The gravol, which we brought in hopes of knocking out the kids, did not work and so we sit here at 4am Vancouver time with no…

March 20

Years ago I forayed into the blogging realm, only to give up after a short while distracted by something else. Since having children 7 years ago my writing, once a passion, fell to the wayside in the frenzy of day to day life. We have ventured out as a family…