These are moments I noticed and thought about from a teacher’s point of view.
The sights we wanted to see in Europe were always at the top of the stairs. Every castle, fort, and cathedral had a tower to climb to see an amazing view. We had to climb stairs to our AirBnB beds. Stairs were the only way to the different floors of the museums. Here’s a collection … Continue reading Stairs and steps in Europe
In New York I was energized just by coming into the harbor. It was moving to see the Statue of Liberty from that viewpoint. It was also very cold! Our destination was the TKTS booth where we bought 50% off tickets to see A Bronx Tale. It’s Jersey Boys meets West Side Story. Of course, … Continue reading New York, New York
It’s time to go home. But how? We hadn’t bought a round trip ticket when we left in July. We had originally thought we’d catch a space available flight home from Germany. We had saved about 10 days to return to the Schengen area, to go to the American Air Force base in Germany and … Continue reading Cruise
Even though it looks like it’s burg on the end, it’s actually a form of borough and so that’s how it’s pronounced. With a few days left between the AirBnB schedule and the sail date for the cruise, we had to find one last place to visit. On several recommendations we flew to Edinburgh. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Edinburgh