Carrie & Bobby – Venice, Italy

Hi everyone! As many of you know, Bobby was selected as an Olmsted Scholar for 2012, a program that “provides outstanding young military leaders an unsurpassed opportunity to achieve fluency in a foreign language, pursue graduate study at an overseas university, and acquire an in depth understanding of foreign cultures, thereby further equipping them to serve in positions of great responsibility as senior leaders in the United States Armed Forces.” (From the Olmsted Foundation’s website; read more at This amazing opportunity will take us to Florence, Italy for the next three years! We are very excited about this amazing adventure and in order to share our experiences with our friends and family, we thought we’d attempt to take you along for the ride. We hope you enjoy!


6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Laura King
    Jun 11, 2011 @ 04:10:18

    Yay! I love it. Godspeed to you both!


  2. Zog
    Jul 12, 2011 @ 20:11:44

    Can I get a t-shirt?


  3. Tonya Finton
    Sep 08, 2011 @ 20:41:55

    Carrie and Bobby – it was so wonderful to see your Mom and Dad yesterday, and hearing about this amazing adventure you are embarking on! We’re all so jealous! Can’t wait to begin reading about it.


  4. Donna Miller
    Sep 15, 2011 @ 09:17:17

    Hey, this former teacher wants to visit you! Enjoy, enjoy!


  5. Charlie Fuller
    Feb 08, 2012 @ 10:25:22

    It’s gonna take crackerjack timing wang…


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