Monthly Archives: August 2013

Time for a train ride and a trek to the top of the Malverns…

Our first journey out of Worcester was to the Malverns…a long range of seven hills covering a distance of over 8 miles rising to a height of nearly 1400 feet. These hills are perfect for hiking and are literally criss-crossed by well-traveled trails! The Malvern Hills are also well known for the spring water – […]

From home owner to flat renter…

Let’s just say we downsized…in many ways…from a 2000 sq. ft. home on 3 acres with two garages to a 700 sq. ft. “flat” with a lovely balcony and a bike shed. Here’s a brief comparison of our British lifestyle vs our American lifestyle: There is no need for a garage as we downsized from […]

Pastoral Care + Teaching = UMD Study in England Programme Director Position

I LOVE to travel…that comes as no surprise to those of you who know me. I started traveling overseas when I was 16, and I have logged many transatlantic miles since then. I remember the moment I first broached the subject of foreign travel with Vern (we were dating at the time), and he smiled, […]

Departure Day…

There was time for one last photo in front of our home in Eveleth on August 6th, 2013, before heading off to the Duluth International Airport. Two connections later we arrived in Birmingham, England, where a cab was waiting for us. The Great British Adventure was about to begin…

To move, to breathe…

To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live. – Hans Christian Andersen