Travel Home; Day 3

One of the things about long road trips, where you are in the car for 8+ hours is the need for a variety of activities for the passengers. In our car today, the kids watched 2 movies (Lion King and Zootopia), listened to parts of 2 audiobooks and played a rousing game of DnD withContinue reading “Travel Home; Day 3”

Marrakech, Morocco; Day 1

Our short stay in Casablanca ended with a low key morning. We had an outstanding breakfast at Citizen coffee & more, a cafe around the corner from our hotel and then retraced some steps from yesterday. We had passed a store called La Grande Recre or The Big Recess (Arabic is the first language ofContinue reading “Marrakech, Morocco; Day 1”

Hurghada, Egypt; Day 5

We enjoyed another resort day and found ways to create fun wherever we went. While Brian spent time in the gym exercising and strengthening his back (better every day!), the kids schooled Mom in the proper ways to use a tennis court. All it takes is one wobbly inflated kickball worth 175 arcade tickets, anContinue reading “Hurghada, Egypt; Day 5”

Leesburg, Ohio Part 2; Day 6 (Thanksgiving ’21)

Mamoh’s house was the destination for Thanksgiving dinner for Tiffany, her sisters, her parents and their families. Mamoh was responsible for the turkey, dressing and hosting. Nearly everything else came through the door in the arms of one of her loved ones. This made for a collaboration of old favorites and new discoveries. We allContinue reading “Leesburg, Ohio Part 2; Day 6 (Thanksgiving ’21)”

Leesburg, Ohio Part 2; Day 1

After Brian’s surgery, we returned to Mamoh’s house for recovery and to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday week. Brian is doing much better and was able to stand long enough to help with the dishes which he hadn’t taken on for weeks. We also got to see Tara and her son Blake who leaves for ColombiaContinue reading “Leesburg, Ohio Part 2; Day 1”