8 months today!

Today marks eight months that we have been full time in Charlie! It is hard to believe how quickly the time has gone. We have learned a lot and have more yet to find out, but I know that we would not change a thing! We love getting to see what we have seen and…

Day trip to Baltimore

Gettysburg is undoubtedly a primary destination, but it is also well situated to take day trips elsewhere if you like. Hershey Pennsylvania with its chocolate factory is just a short distance away, as is Baltimore Maryland. Mireille and I were sitting at the bar in Gettysburg Eddie’s one Friday afternoon, discussing these two alternatives when…

Navigation “lessons” and Gettysburg

While we were in New York visiting Sonia, Doug, and Liam, our youngest son Gregory mentioned that for my birthday he would like to get me a tour of the Gettysburg battlefield. I had wanted to go there forever, and in truth was planning to go after New York anyway, so this all worked out…

Birthday with the Mister

This weekend we had a house guest. Not our first, but arguably our cutest. Friday evening, all day Saturday, Saturday night and the beginning of his birthday on Sunday, Liam stayed with us in Charlie. We fixed a light on our tow dolly, we made campfires, had s’mores, and ate corn on the cob. Sunday…