Journey

Miami

Our trip to Miami was not planned, but more of a vacation cobbled together around a family member’s health crisis. We had visited Miami many times as cool young childless people, and we always stayed on the beach. Now I’m a nervous mom terrified of balconies (which every single Florida beach hotel has), so I was kind of […] Read more…

Road Trip: Tallahassee to Atlanta

  Time: 4.5 hours The stops: The Big Oak – Thomasville, GA Ray Charles Plaza, Flint River (a.k.a. the river from “Deliverance”) and Turtle Grove Play Park  – Albany, GA World’s Largest Peanut – Ashburn, GA This one we didn’t stop at, we drove by it on the highway and my husband was too annoyed […] Read more…

Tallahassee

Getting There: There is no direct flight from the northeast to Tallahassee. We opted for a 2h 40m direct flight to Jacksonville, FL, then a two hour drive to Tallahassee. The other option is two separate flights with a layover, which always amounts to more travel time. The drive from Jacksonville is a lot of nothing […] Read more…

Montreal

Montreal, Quebec, Canada Hotel: Loews Hotel Vogue. One of the best hotel experiences of my life. We arrived with a shambling mound of luggage, loose items and lopsided bags filled with all of the nicknacks a two-year-old insists on bringing with them. The staff patiently helped us load everything onto a cart and we were welcomed […] Read more…