The Swiss Family Carlson Hurl Themselves Down a Mountain – Part 2

Last time we threw ourselves down a mountain on sleds. The next day we strapped two sticks to our feet and threw ourselves down a different part of the mountain. We did so well at not dying during the sledding that I felt like perhaps I could also not die while downhill skiing. Our oldest, … More The Swiss Family Carlson Hurl Themselves Down a Mountain – Part 2

6 Months Left

It’s official. We only have 6 months left in Basel. Sad. That doesn’t quite cover it. Bereft is a better word. I didn’t think I would love it so much here or that Switzerland would seem more like a “home” than a “2-year vacation/experiment.” But I do love it here. I love the ease of … More 6 Months Left

The Swiss Family Carlson has a mission in Porrentruy

So, fresh off our trip to Copenhagen, Mark (who never seems too tired to travel) found us a really interesting Swiss day trip. The city was Porrentruy in the Jara canton. It’s on the French side of the country and actually almost touches France. Everyone speaks French there and so my German was absolutely no … More The Swiss Family Carlson has a mission in Porrentruy