The original Grand Ole Opry

The Sights of Nashville

Thanks to a lovely wedding invitation, we found ourselves in Nashville for the weekend. While a short sojourn, the city left its mark as a fun, laid-back destination. We can’t wait to go back some day!


Arrrgh Mateys, Take 2!

While there were countless fun memories in Myrtle Beach, including lots of pool and beach time with the family, a special activity was a pirate adventure – the second for Colin this summer. He earned his pirate hat and treasure for sure, whether battling fellow shipmates, hauling up the treasure chest or swabbing the deck!

Resulting photo!

Typical and Not So Typical MB

Myrtle Beach has a lot to offer like many beach towns – boardwalk, carnival rides, beach, pool and lots and lots of treats! Colin experienced all of this and more…including some atypical activities for a nearly 4-year old (like gambling!).

Family fun!

Pool and Beach Fun in SC

A family trip to Myrtle Beach started off with a beautiful full days, complete with beach, pool and campground visit to see more family and hang out at a very cool waterpark! Here’s how our adventures began in South Carolina… Here is a video that Google made: And here is the one I made:

Mini space cadets at Air & Space

Cousins Do DC

What happens when three cousins descend on the DC area after a 6-month hiatus from hanging out? Lots of crazy energy and fun across some favorite spots! Check out the adventures of Colin, Alex and Adam…

Pirate family

Arrrgh Mateys!

Our last activity in the Toronto area was a trip with Pirates Life to experience some adventure on the water. It was Colin’s first trip on a pirate ship, and not one he will soon forget. Although mom and dad were a little under the weather, Colin’s joy out-shined the day!

Family shot!

Taking in the Mighty Falls

Within a short stay in Toronto, we maximized our time up north with a stop at Niagara Falls. While Colin found the boat trip slightly traumatic, it was overall a beautiful day among sun and mist from the mighty falls!

Tunneling alongside sharks, turtles, rays and more

Oh, Canada!

With our friendly neighbors to the north just an hour’s flight away, we headed to Toronto for a quick weekend trip – among the last with just the 3.5 of us. With one day in the city and another in Niagara Falls (more on that to come), we set out to see what we could …