Summer is living in a perpetual state of S’more ingredients. Backyard BBQs, pool parties, riding bikes to the lake, catching toads, digging up worms, light saber wars in the woods. I grew up in suburban Central Pennsylvania, a far cry from the busy Brooklyn streets that bred my parents until they married in 1974. Fresh… Continue reading Making Memories
After our visit to State College we packed up the rental car and headed on a 2.5 week road trip down south to Dothan, AL. Our first stop was Washington, DC where we got to visit with Joe’s Dad who was there on business and see our friends Scott and Donna. Scott and Donna were… Continue reading Road Trip
30 days of vacation – when we extended in Spain for another year and they thanked us with a paid 30 days of vacation. Not a bad deal. We’ll take it! Tripp and I flew home to PA a week ahead of Joe so we could spend some extra time with family, namely my brother… Continue reading State College
Ingredients for a Taylor-style Thanksgiving 1 set of wonderful in-laws willing to house 8 family members for an extended weekend and host Thanksgiving dinner for 18 people 1 set of parents willing to fly Thanksgiving weekend to visit with their daughter and son-in-law, grandson, their in-laws, their son-in-law’s brother’s in-laws, and their in-law’s daughter and… Continue reading Thanksgiving – Taylor Style
My little guy, you’re ONE today. ONE year. 365 days. 365 kisses goodnight. 365 little smiles. Three weeks ago I ordered you a birthday cake. When I hung up the phone I was dumbfounded. How could I possibly be ordering a cake for a baby who, ONE short year earlier, was making a relatively difficult… Continue reading One.
Friday began our Thanksgiving travels. We left out of Moron at 7 AM Friday morning and flew to Dover, DE. A night with friends in DC and now we’re in State College, PA, visiting my parents. I love these trips. A few days here, a few days there, a chance to say hello to people… Continue reading Thanksgiving Travels
Kind of cheating since this post was written last summer and has been collecting dust in my journal. It still counts as a blog post though, right? Eight years ago this week I moved to the Big Apple. Well, not the Big Apple proper but a borough just south called Staten Island. I would be… Continue reading Big Apple
Once upon a time there was a Princess named Shelly. She was from a far away land once known as Persia. Princess Shelly was in search of love but got her heart broken by knights who didn’t treat her as the royalty she truly was. Until one day, Prince David stumbled into her family’s kingdom,… Continue reading Happily Ever After
Tripp and I just got back from a trip to the U.S. It was Tripp’s first time in the States and his first long plane rides. Joe couldn’t come with us this trip because of work and he’ll be accompanying us on another trip to the States in late July. We went home to see… Continue reading Tripp’s First Trip To the U.S.
Happy New Year Everyone! We cannot believe it’s 2009 already. This year has been amazing and action packed for the Taylor family. Joe always says that the way you celebrate New Year’s Eve is how your year will play out. We rang in 2008 with great friends in Korea and we’ve been so blessed when… Continue reading 2008 – Year In Review