Ordinary Gratitude

Not all things deserve gratitude. Or do they? No one feels grateful to stand in a long line at the DMV*. But if we are there, it means we have a CAR, for which we can surely be grateful.  If we have a CAR, then we likely have paved roads to drive on, functioning traffic…

You Are What You Read

Reading is an all-consuming pastime for our family. We devour books individually, but travel-schooling has allowed us the chance to read together as well. WE LOVE THIS. When we read together, we find so many instances to relate literature to our daily lives. Our dinner-time discussions are rich with literary reference and empathy towards characters in real-life. Current…

Giving Back, Summer 2015

Tony and I feel strongly about the importance of community service. A philanthropic nature is one that is learned and teaching our kids to give back is one of the most important lessons we can give them.  In the past, we have volunteered for different local organizations whose missions we felt in harmony, but this year as part of…

Coconut Grove, Miami.

Our flight back to FL was easy and we were so happy to get back on the boat. We spent one night in Ft. Lauderdale at Harbortown Marina and then plotted our course to Miami. We cruised down the ICW to historical Dinner Key harbor. It was great staying at Dinner Key, as it was…