On Castles and Chasms (or a Weekend-End Trip to South-Central France)

“Looks like you’ve made the American version,” said my oh-so-hilarious doctor at my 32-week scan. He’d just informed Matt and me our petite not-so-petite little girl was already weighing in at an estimated and whopping 5.7 pounds. Yep, our feisty, little, French-made bebé, who punched at the ultrasound wand while the doctor was trying to…

A Day Trip to Lourdes

Matt and I travel a lot. We were discussing just how much the other day and realized that, since January 2015 alone, we’ve traveled to a different state or—starting at the end of May—a different country every month. Granted, some of that has been dictated by work, but I think we also get a little…

A Medieval Tale: Carcassone 

Part of the fun craziness of Matt’s new job is not knowing where we’re headed next. A few weeks ago we got a calendar outlining our assignments after Toulouse, but just yesterday Matt found out things might change again. Unfortunately the change means we might be headed out of Toulouse for about six weeks to stay…