A World without walls
everyday life while homeschooling overseas
I had the incredible, unbelievable, magical opportunity to go to Vienna. It was incredible on so many levels. Not just because I got to go with my super cute hubby all alone, but because while we were there, I got to spend a LOT of time ALL ALONE!! Oh my. Devin had training, so I tagged along. We're calling it our 15th anniversary trip (it's coming up in a few months), and we had a whole week of date nights! But during the day? The day was MINE!! I wandered all over the city and enjoyed myself more than I ever thought was possible. Oh, don't get me wrong--I LOVE my family! I LOVE my children, and homeschooling them brings me more joy than I ever thought possible! I LOVE my husband--I have the BEST husband in the whole world! But I've never just hung out with myself for extended periods of time. It was eye-opening and really wonderful. In the mornings, Dev and I would eat a lovely buffet breakfast together (CHEESE!! DELI MEAT!! BACON!!!), then I would walk him to his class. After that--the day was all mine! From 8am to 4pm I wandered. I walked past churches and cathedrals and marvelous buildings. I meandered through parks, smelling roses and watching water fall in ornate fountains. I sat on benches and pondered and wrote. It was magical.
While it's not the same, I'm going to share all the places where I sat and meandered. I ONLY took pictures of places that I spent time in, so if the picture is here, it means it has a memory for me. I looked at it and enjoyed it, instead of clicking a pic as I wandered by. I decided it was more important for me to take meaningful pictures instead of ALL of the pictures! :) I hope you enjoy my walks as much as I did...
Who Am I?
As a Stay At Home Mom of 4 wonderful children, I have the amazing opportunity not only to home school them, but to do so in many different places! I am married to the most amazingly wonderful (and handsome) man in the whole world! Together, we seek out, every day, that Joy in the Journey that makes life exciting!
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