Great American Western Road Trip: Summer 2018

4 weeks, 3 kids, 1 van, 16 different lodgings, 5400+ miles, 12+ National or State Parks and Monuments adds up to 1 Epic Adventure.

American Southwest Family Vacation 2017

We followed historic Route 66 on our way to see the Grand Canyon, the Petrified Forest, the Painted Desert, plus much more in New Mexico and Arizona.

End of Tour Summary: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Here are our stories from two and a half years of living in Saudi Arabia while exploring the region.

Excursions to Oman

On two different trips, we strolled Muscat, hiked Wadi Shab, and sailed a dhow through the fjords of Musandam.

Our Expedition to Jordan

Highlights included tracing the steps of Indiana Jones into Petra, following Lawrence of Arabia into Wadi Rum, and floating in the Dead Sea.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

What Happened to Bertie (Corinne's first blog post)

This is our older daughter's first blog post. She wrote this story about the death of our cat, Bertie, as part of a project and as a way to heal after his tragic death. He was poisoned and died a violent, messy death and she witnessed most of it. She shared it at her school with a teacher that was working with a group of students raising money for and awareness of the cat overpopulation problem in Cyprus. 
Bertie, our Arabian Mau, was poisoned on May 22

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What It Means to Love a Dog (and Cat) in the Foreign Service

Keeping pets in #FSLife is notoriously difficult. It's even more difficult when you lose them. We PCS'd to Cyprus in August 2017. Before the end of May 2018, we had lost all three pets (a dog and two cats) we had brought with us. Continue to the post for our story and (eventually) links to a profile of each pet-- including the best cat that ever lived.
Bertie (L) and Schnapps pictured on a piece of Embassy furniture we sent back to the warehouse.

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Great American Western Road Trip: Summer 2018

4 weeks,
3 kids,
1 van,
16 different lodgings,
5400+ miles,
12+ National or State Parks & Monuments...
1 Epic Adventure?

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