Six Months….half way there….
Sorry all…. we are alive and well. Well, we are well, no help to the lack of vitamin D! I was warned of the dark days of winter and the cold temperatures. I was not warned about the “GREY”!!! Talk about 50 shades of grey…no, no, not the book….the cloud cover that makes Stockholm home of the winter grey. I was expecting short days of sun….but crisp blue skies and rays of sunlight are few and far between. The mornings are brightening up(with greyness), slowly, but the darkness settles in around 3:30-4pm…still early. The temperatures have been pretty mild, so at this moment the streets are clear of snow and ice. Last weekend we were cross country skiing in Lidingo, but not sure how the conditions will be for that this weekend.
Tomorrow the kids have an Open House at school…They are literally going to school from 9:30am to 12, on a Saturday, and parents are allowed to sit in and see what happens….not anything like the School Open Houses I am used to! I have had parent teacher conferences all week and this will be a nice event to round it out.
George has made a new friend, Olli, who comes from Finland. He lives about 12 stops going west on the train(Bromma), so he lives in the suburbs of Stockholm. George is going to his first football(soccer) training tomorrow with Olli so I am excited for George to get some peer activity.
Other than that, I have been busy planning the itinerary for our trip to Rome!
Yup…..ROME, whoot whoot!!!!!!
So excited….dreams can come true!!! The kids have their February break and we decided that would be a slow tourism time and the temps will be warmer than we are used to (@60 farenheit ), so it is booked!!!! Maybe my recent hiatus from blogging is just to prepare you for the onslaught of pictures that will be exploding from our Rome trip…:) Think picture diarrhea!
So six months in…..half way there….