• Netherlands

    Home

    We’re home.  Everything feels familiar…but strange.  When we drove up John Nolen Drive towards downtown Madison on our way home from the airport, I couldn’t help feeling nostalgic and sad at the same…

  • Netherlands

    Volendam

    Volendam is a little sea-side fishing village only 15 miles north of Amsterdam.  This statement alone is crazy to me because Amsterdam is a huge city with more than 800,000 permanent residents and…

  • Netherlands

    Meeting Miffy

    Do you know who Miffy is?  No?  Kind of look familiar?  Don’t worry, I didn’t know who Miffy was either.  Now, Miffy is one of our best friends…haha…  She’s even the star of…

  • Netherlands

    National Military Museum in Soest

    Military museums are my favorite kind of museums.  I really don’t have much of an appreciation for art museums, it’s just not my thing, but I love spending hours reading about military history,…

  • England

    London, England

    London is huge.  Like really, really huge.  Not only are there 8 million people who live in London, but more than 19 million people visit the city as tourists every year and I’m…