The Run Up To Christmas

22 December 2018 A brief blog before the mammoth blog that will be Christmas in New York πŸŽ„πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ It’s been strange preparing for Christmas so far from home. With Thanksgiving done, everything became about Christmas and whilst everything is so much bigger in America, Christmas feels like less of a big deal to them. There […]

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Thanksgiving Week

Sunday 2 December 2018 For a lot of Americans Thanksgiving is more special to them than Christmas. It is very much a family time. We were therefore very grateful to be included in other people’s celebrations. Ross and the boys had fun with Eleanor, Shannon, their kids and some of their friends playing kickball, doing […]

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A Little Bit of Scotland In Atlanta!

Sunday 21 October 2018 Today we visited the ‘Stone Mountain Highland Games and Scottish Festival’ just outside Atlanta. Already in its 46th year it’s a well established annual event and with approximately 20,000 visitors over 3 days its a popular event. We were in good company with the Bontragers and Eleanor’s Scottish roots! They bore […]

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It’s been a busy month!

Thursday 18 October 2018 It’s been a month since my last post and we seem to have fitted a lot in during that time! We’ve continued to enjoy exploring new areas and felt very American when we BBQ’d by Lake Lanier at West Bank Park. Ross is becoming quite the professional on the BBQ… Dipping […]

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