The Swiss Family Carlson Hurl Themselves Down a Mountain – Part 1

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 … More The Swiss Family Carlson Hurl Themselves Down a Mountain – Part 1

4 Months Left

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 … More 4 Months Left

NaNoWriMo

I wasn’t much of a writer in high school.  I did my English essays adequately. I daydreamed out stories in my head. And it is true that my senior year Chem grade was saved by my essay on Louis Pasteur. But I was going to be a veterinarian so I didn’t really focus to much … More NaNoWriMo