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The most common question we got when people asked us where we were headed for Spring Break was: Why Austin, Texas?  Our question was: Why not? Austin is an easy direct flight (about 3 and a half hours) on Southwest Airlines from Newark Airport.  But hold it cowboy!  This isn’t quite like the Texas most people imagine.  That’s not to say you can’t buy yourself some high quality kicks at Allens Boots,… Read More

It’s an annual thing now.  Every fall we head down to Carolina to see a Gamecock football game.  Sometimes we fly into Charlotte, other times, Greenville, depending on how convenient Southwest Airlines can make it for us.  Then we rent a car and make the hour or so drive to Columbia.  But this year, we changed it up a little. This time we flew into Charleston to meet up with one of our… Read More

In July 2012, Paul and I rented an apartment in Paris for a month.  It was quite possibly the best thing we’ve ever done.  It was an absolutely thrilling experience to drop ourselves into a city in a country an ocean away from our own, to communicate in a language we didn’t speak, and to live a lifestyle so culturally different from the American way.  We are changed because of Paris and… Read More