The Village of Lacock

By | March 18th, 2015|Days Out, Personal|

Wanting to make the most out of her two week stay, we decided to take a little road trip while my mom was visiting. We settled on Bath as our ultimate destination with a stop in the village of Lacock on our way there. The entire village is a National [...]

Wicken Fen

By | May 8th, 2014|Days Out, Personal|

We love visiting National Trust sites. Admission of this fact could qualify me as one of two things: I'm either becoming a proper Brit or I'm morphing into an 80-year-old version of myself. Either way, I'm fine with it because these places really do make for a nice day out. [...]

Crooked houses

By | October 7th, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

For Lena's second birthday, we were really hoping to make it back to the States so we could celebrate with all our family and friends. So we decided that if we could find a military flight going anywhere on the East Coast

Medieval churches and magical forests

By | June 28th, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

I've written before about the Ely cathedral and how stunningly beautiful it is. Since it was a Sunday, we decided to drive to Ely and attend the Sunday morning service at the cathedral. Somehow, we messed up the time (big surprise there, I had numerical confusion) and arrived after the service had started.

Anglesey Abbey

By | April 1st, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

The weather has steadily stayed around freezing thus making it slightly miserable to be outdoors. Nevertheless, we decided to venture out last weekend to another National Trust site called Anglesey Abbey. The plan was to tour the house (an indoor activity) but we ended up taking a walk through the gardens first.