England Day 7: Abbey Road

England Day 7: Abbey Road

So obviously, as someone who is a big Beatles fan, one of my life goals was to disrupt traffic to get my photo taken crossing Abbey Road. So I can now tick that of the bucket list. AND, I had warned my mom that we’d be doing this so she could watch on the webcam, but then things got hectic … Continue Reading →


England Day 7: London, Kings Cross and the British Museum

England Day 7: London, Kings Cross and the British Museum

On Day 7 of our trip, we woke up to rain in Liverpool. We had plenty of time to get a cab to the train station… but then the taxi we had the hotel call for us was teeny-tiny. We had become accustomed to the big black cabs – so note that if you need one of them, ask for … Continue Reading →


England Day 6: So much Beatles, part 2

England Day 6: So much Beatles, part 2

After our fish & chips lunch, we hustled back over the Albert Dock for our second Beatle tour of the day. We didn’t have a lot of time in Liverpool – if we’d had more, I would have scheduled the Beatle tours on different days. It was a lot to ask of a baby. But, we had exactly one full … Continue Reading →


England Day 6: So much Beatles, part 1

England Day 6: So much Beatles, part 1

On our first (and only) full day in Liverpool, I had booked us several Beatle tours. I mean, this was my big chance to see all the Beatle things, or as much as I could cram in. Though there are a lot of different tours, I knew I definitely wanted to see Paul and John’s childhood homes – and the … Continue Reading →


What I Was Up To - December 2018

What I Was Up To – December 2018

I just read a sad article about a woman whose child has leukemia and about funerals for friends of a friend, and I needed to cheer myself up, so here is December. I rarely have luck catching wild shinies in Pokemon, so I was pretty psyched for this “couch catch” from home: Ok, this one is pretty shiny. The Amish … Continue Reading →