June 2019- Summer in Vermont Begins

Two months into our time in Vermont and we welcomed our first visitors– Chris’s parents! They drove up to spend some time with us and help explore our new area. Due to the tiny nature of our accommodations, they stayed … Read More

May 2019- Settling into Vermont

Spring weather appeared in May, and after unpacking and getting settled a bit in our little apartment, we were ready to head out and explore our new state. We started with our little town of Winooski, only one square mile, … Read More

February 2019

Surprise! Christopher accepted the new position and the Traveling Shenks got ready for an exciting adventure in moving to Vermont! (Which I recognize you already know because it was a year ago, but just go with me on this one.) … Read More

December 2018, Part One

December is a notoriously busy month, and ours was no exception, so there will be two posts to cover this one. Of course, being “busy” spending time with our fantastic friends and family is one of the best ways we … Read More

June 2018- West Virginia Vacation

Almost Heaven… West Virginia! Both sides of my family were born and raised in West Virginia, and I always enjoy getting to spend time there whenever we can. Since we would be next door, so to speak, in Virginia for … Read More

Turning 39 in Pennsylvania

For Chris’s 39th birthday, he opted for a short weekend getaway to Bucks County, Pennsylvania to visit one of his favorite people, Aunt Alice. He and Aunt Alice have a special bond, and after the unexpected loss of Uncle Mike … Read More