After Tokyo, our next destination was Kyoto. We were excited to spend a few hours riding the Shinkansen (Bullet Train). There aren’t any trains this fast in Australia, and since riding on one, I think they would be an AWESOME way to travel around Australia (if only each city also had great public transport…..). 425 more words
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When we hear something we agree with, we instinctively and involuntarily process it as fact. The problem is, we recognize this tendency only in others and grow frustrated with their inability to “see” the “facts” through our biased lenses. 176 more words
Sometimes you just gotta get away.
We were in Orlando a few days ago for spring break, the destination determined by our son’s tennis team. We deliberately elected not to visit the crowd-magnet attractions such as Disney World, Sea World or Universal Studios. 270 more words
Monday night had some really exciting things for our little boys. The fire brigade showed up in the neighborhood. I still don’t know what had happened, there where ladders, fire hoses and lots of firemen, but I think it was a training, because the house is abandoned, there was no smell and no fire…but Henry and Milo were sooo thrilled, they wouldn’t stop watching…so sweet. 9 more words