October Holidays

Much loved by kids and much dreaded by adults – the two week October holidays. Two uninterrupted weeks free from school start times, homework, and general sanity. Most of the holiday we stayed around Aberdeen – having play dates and frequenting indoor playscapes. On a rainy day we found ourselves at Wynford Farms – the…

The Moutons Come to Scotland

The countdown clock for Keith and Sandy’s arrival felt like it would never reach zero. The whole week leading up to their arrival was full of Brooks asking how many hours until they’d get here. Too much math for me, buddy! The joy in their faces when they saw their Mimi and Papa was heartwarming…

Initial Impressions of Aberdeen

It’s kind of like Corpus. Exchange the Selena statue for William Wallace and other dudes that were leading wars before America was a twinkle in the Pilgrims’ eyes and it’s about the same. It’s roughly the same size as Corpus and it’s on the beach. It’s not a super sexy destination. No one from the…