My Final Trip With My Dad

George Scofield
September 7, 1946 - October 19, 2015

One month ago today, October 9, 2015, my Dad and I ventured out together for what would be our last road trip.  The trip wasn’t a vacation that we had excitedly counted down to like in the past when we traveled to San Diego, Washington, DC or Charleston.  Vacationing with my Dad was so much […]

2014 – A Year of Travel Transitioning


So here we are as another year flies by, officially becoming the past.  Earlier today there was a fill in the blank question floating around Facebook.  You might have seen it too.  It was “2014 was the year of _______?”  I honestly didn’t have to think about it too much before I came up with […]

13 Interesting Facts I Learned While Traveling in 2013


Considering that I named this blog Sherri’s Traveling Classroom, it should be no surprise that I enjoy learning.  Learning wasn’t always that fascinating to me, especially during the years I was in school. The turning point for me was when my son entered grade school.  We started to travel more to enhance his learning which […]

Courageous and Curious … my 100th Post


Over the last couple of months, I realized that my 100th post was approaching and I started brainstorming ideas for the day when my fingers would hit the keyboard for the 100th time.  I thought about making a list of my top post, but I usually save that for my end of the year post. […]

Celebrating Two Years


  This week marks the 2nd anniversary of The Traveling Classroom!  I have a lot to celebrate as I mark the date.  One reason to celebrate is that I stepped it up this year by moving over to a self-hosted site, changed The Traveling Classroom’s look and incorporated my new logo.  I still crack up […]

So Long 2012, Hello 2013

The beautiful Outer favorite photograph from 2012.

As 2012 is about to close, I thought I would take a look back on what I have recently been calling an “uneventful” year.  I guess it takes a moment of reflection to realize that it is ridiculous to have been referring to 2012 as uneventful.  I have let my dreams of going to Paris […]

Celebrating One Year of Travel Blogging – Top 10 Posts


Today marks the first anniversary of the Traveling Classroom.  Sharing my stories of traveling with my son simply began when one of my friends told me I should write a book about the places I go with my son.  Intimidated by the whole book idea, I decided perhaps I’ll take baby steps and thought about […]

Reflection and Resolutions


The last day of 2011 is here! Today is both a day to reflect on the past year and think about where we wanted to go in 2012.  When I think back over this past year, gratitude exudes my heart for the many adventures I have taken with my son and my extended family.  Our […]