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Recovering From Travel

Another air travel adventure for Sweet William and Darling Fergus. Our American Airlines return from San Francisco was delayed five hours for maintenance. We were finally about to board when we learned that the pilot had hit his head and had to be replaced (another two hours in the airport). I guess I’m already blocking the memory because I can’t tell you how we passed the time, though photo evidence reminds me that William conked out on a bench for about 40 minutes. That’s a little cable car he’s clutching in his fist. [...]

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Flying With a Food-Allergic Baby

The countdown has begun! Tomorrow our family heads to San Francisco for Aunt Kathryn’s wedding.

Sweet William and Darling Fergus are already experienced travelers, having visited different parts of the country by train, plane, and rental car. It feels like I’ve packed our bags a thousand times, but I get a little nervous when I try to anticipate our feeding, clothing, and diapering needs (not to mention entertainment).

New York to San Francisco will be our longest flight since Fergus’ diagnosis with multiple food allergies. I’m thinking about ways to safeguard his health. He’s especially grabby, squirrelly, and HUNGRY these days, so I’m going to try these strategies. [...]

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Kansas City

We love Kansas City! Sweet William’s favorites: the Model Railroad Experience at Union Station and his private tour of the Kansas City Southern Railway offices. Darling Fergus heartily recommends Sea Life Aquarium. [...]

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Extreme Flying With Babies

We just returned from an excellent vacation in Kansas City, which I’ll report about shortly. First, I’ll share my notes on how we survived getting home at 2:50 a.m. after our flight was rescheduled, rerouted, and repeatedly delayed. [...]

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Our Report From Wisconsin

We had a wonderful time in Wisconsin following our three-week stay in New Orleans. You might have guessed that it became difficult to write on the road. So many distractions! Mostly exciting ones, like these. Discovery World, Milwaukee’s hands-on science museum. We saw sturgeons and stingrays in the aquarium and explored a life-size replica of […]

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