I remember waking up one day for school back in November or December and seeing a breaking news article about a new virus that appeared in China. When I read that article, I read it more for its entertainment value, rather than reading it out of real concern. I don’t really like biology that much, … Continue reading Mom has COVID-19. Life quarantined just got more complicated…
Our visit to London was a rollercoaster. As our first stop, it naturally was difficult-- adjusting to the time change, accepting the fact that we were going to be with each other for a long time, starting homeschooling, and all the normal unknowns of traveling. However, this visit came with a slightly unexpected challenge: the … Continue reading London: the beginning or the end? Time to go home.
We're getting plenty of people asking us questions about COVID-19 and our trip... we figured it's best to just tell the story here... there's "good news" and "bad news". (Quotes intended for ironic effect.) First.. the Good News We've been having a very nice time in London, where the city is vibrant, active ... everything … Continue reading Belfiores-in-Europe vs COVID: 4th-down… punt coming.
When we left home, we knew we'd need to call some audibles along the way given the COVID-19 situation. And our need to be flexible has started earlier than we would have guessed! Semester at Sea (SAS) recently announced that-- based on advisories issued by the State Department and CDC-- the current voyage would be … Continue reading Semester at Sea… CANCELLED. One door closes and another one opens
Today (Sunday) was our last day at home.. we're packing, cleaning-up, getting our last work done, eating sushi & mexican food (kids request) ... and we decided it'd be a fun idea to capture everyone's thoughts and feelings before we fly out of here tomorrow. Enjoy... https://videopress.com/v/6r30aR8j?preloadContent=metadata
It’s late afternoon on a Friday … the skies in Seattle are grey, the Sounders are playing this weekend … but somehow today feels anything but ordinary. On Monday, we Belfiores hit the road for BIG TRIP 2: AROUND AGAIN. Four-and-a-half years ago, when we pulled our kids out of 6th and 2nd grade, we … Continue reading Big Trip 2020 is here… we’re going around again!