You’re Doing It Wrong: A Blog Relaunch

You might have noticed I've been MIA for a few months... I've thought about this blog almost daily since my last post but I couldn't quite bring myself to write.  Why, you may ask?  Because I was having an existential crisis.  Every time I sat down to write, something, or someone interrupted.  It went something like … Continue reading You’re Doing It Wrong: A Blog Relaunch

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#MySundayPhoto- First Time Skiers in Zlatibor, Serbia

The girls went skiing for the first time this past weekend in Zlatibor, Serbia.  One loved it... one is still not sure.

48 Hours in Belgrade

When I left for the Dominican Republic, way back in 2002, everyone I knew (no word of a lie) said, 'I'm coming to visit you!' My parents, my sister, and my aunt came- all at the same time, so it was technically like having one visitor.  No one else showed up. When I moved to … Continue reading 48 Hours in Belgrade

The Travel Curse Strikes Again- A Road Trip from Belgrade to England

My kids are amazing travelers and you will never convince me otherwise.  They once happily played and slept their way through a nine-hour layover in London Heathrow.  They moved from hotel to hotel when not one but two flights were canceled in a trip from Atlanta to Bahrain, resulting in a 48-hour trip instead of … Continue reading The Travel Curse Strikes Again- A Road Trip from Belgrade to England

A visit to Zlatibor, Serbia- Gostilje Waterfall and Stopica Cave

Last week was a bit of a blur.  Monday and Tuesday, we had our first set of Parent-Teacher Conferences.  For the past four years, I worked in a school that held Student-Led Conferences.  Student-Led Conferences are just what they sound like- student led.  My homeroom students would sign up for a 30-minute block of time … Continue reading A visit to Zlatibor, Serbia- Gostilje Waterfall and Stopica Cave

A little wine in Sremski Karlovci- Serbia

Last weekend we traveled about an hour and a bit northeast of Belgrade to Sremski Karlovci to attend the last days of the city's wine festival.  When we first received the invite, I thought, 'hmm, I wonder if we can find a babysitter?'  I didn't have to wonder long because almost in the next sentence … Continue reading A little wine in Sremski Karlovci- Serbia

#MySundayPhoto-My Brave Girl

We went to the wine festival in Sremski Karlovci this weekend.  My brave girl walked right up to the python and asked to pet it.  And she has now decided that, in addition to the 100 cats she wants to own, she would also like a pet snake.