Miami

Miami’s Greatest Hits

July 4, 2012

The Hollicks’ Top Ten in Miami, FLAdios, Miami. With an ant infestation, terrible customer service, dreary weather, and oh yeah, a cannibalism attack a few blocks away, Miami may very well have been a total bust if it weren’t for our good friends A.J. and Molly showing us around and helping us out with Max. [...]

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The Insta-home Challenge: Greenville, SC

June 17, 2012

Great ExpectationsOne of the biggest lessons that I’ve learned recently on the road is to keep your expectations in check. For instance, I had never been to Miami before but heard how fun and glamorous it was, and I had never even heard of Greenville. So which do you think I was psyched to visit [...]

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Fish in the water

June 9, 2012

Our son is a fish. We always knew he was intrepid in the water, which is why we enrolled him in swim classes at 13-months-old. But Max actually enjoys his time underwater, and we would have never known the extent if our friend Nick Cordileone hadn’t recorded him with his iPhone underwater. Here, he’s counting [...]

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The Insta-home Challenge: Miami

May 22, 2012

Part TwoSo our first week in Miami was a big-time bummer, although talking to some other cast members, we didn’t get the worst case scenario for housing by any stretch. But with our ant problem, we couldn’t fully unpack our kitchen or bathroom, and I couldn’t feel settled. And I was exhausted; Mike has been [...]

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Finally, the beach

May 21, 2012

Things are looking up here in Miami after almost a week of settling pains and overcast skies. Yesterday, the sun played peek-a-boo, so Lisa Swift, Max and I headed to the beach to actually put our feet in the wet sand. It was muggy and glorious. Here’s Max on South Pointe Beach, soaking up the [...]

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The opposite of sardines

May 21, 2012

My dressing room in MiamiWhen I asked my esteemed colleague Tony Freeman (standby for Timon, Zazu, Pumbaa and Scar) what the title of this post should be, he answered, ”What’s the opposite of sardines?” I guess that about sums it up. Every city where The Lion King lands, the dressing room situation varies. It all [...]

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The Insta-home Challenge: Miami

May 18, 2012

Part OneWe wanted to put to rest any notion that we live this charmed, oh-so-easy life on the road. Yes, we do get to experience a brand new city in all its glory every month. But the cleaning out, packing up, mapping through, moving in, unpacking and cleaning is proving harder with each city that [...]

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