Monthly Archives: January 2010

Off to America

It all starts tomorrow. At 6am. Of course.

First we fly to Florida, for a little over a week. Paul returns to Rome. Phoebe and I go on to Seattle, for a little over two weeks. Rendezvous in Rome. So…

  • 3 countries
  • 2 states
  • 9 time zones
  • 2 parents
  • 1 baby
  • 0 dogs (this time)
  • 1 million pieces of luggage

Wish us luck!

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Being bundled

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One small snow bunny

Not necessarily a fan of the elements. On Phoebe’s first snow day, she was less enthusiastic than we’d hoped.

But as with swimming in the summer, we think she’ll catch on.¬† There should be plenty of chances too. Yesterday’s adventure was only an hour and a half outside of Rome by car; suddenly we’d left behind the city and found…winter!

We’ll go again and next time we’ll bring two things: a sled and Carter.

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First fire

We were apprehensive at first. The apartment has an open fireplace and we were told “it works”. But still, the idea of lighting even a portion of your apartment on fire seems daunting. But two Duraflames (plus a bowl of popcorn and a movie) later, we’re wondering why we didn’t get the fires going earlier! Nothing is more cozy.

Except maybe a beard.

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My friend Jen

For the first half of her two-part Euro-vacation, Jen visited us in Rome this week. For a few nice days we walked, ate, talked…then did it all again.

Phoebe too. Vantage point: Bugaboo.

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Phoebe’s busy morning

So many places to play…

so little time before her nap.

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Hilltop lunch

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