Skiing. It's the one thing that everyone says we should do. Followed by "It's the Alps, for God's sake!" So, even though we come from the flat lands of the Midwest and have gone downhill skiing a combined total of 3 times in our entire lives, Mark and I did it. We went skiing. IN … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson Hurl Themselves Down a Mountain – Part 1
I've been trying to write this post for almost 2 weeks now. It's been hard. I don't know why, but I slip into a navel-gazing monologue of maudlin philosophy. It's boring for me, too. So, this is what I've got on reflecting about our last 4 months in Switzerland. Time is ticking. Only 4 months … Continue reading 4 Months Left
This is part one of a two-part post about our trip to Appenzell, St. Gallen, and Liechtenstein. Welcome to Part 1: Appenzell and the Hiking Trail of Doom. Actually, we almost canceled this trip. We were trying to take advantage of the kids' Ascension of Jesus 4-day holiday weekend, however, the weather was promising a … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson goes to Appenzell!