We spent New Year's and most of January in Maryland.
Joe had a class to take at Hopkins and we had a lot of family and friends to visit too.
We took the direct red-eye to Dulles and the girls did great.
Violet was a little shocked at the cold!
We did a little exploring in the woods that Joe grew up playing in.
Violet walking on water.
We went ice-skating on a nice, sunny day.
The girls got to meet Olaf.
It snowed enough to go sledding on the sidewalk.
Violet was thrilled!
Megladon at the Baltimore Aquarium.
Enroute to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.
We had fun visiting friends and taking in some sights,
but we also spent a lot of time hanging out, staying warm by the wood stove.
Even more cousins!
On our way back home, we ran into this guy.
It was the perfect send off.