Monthly Archives: June 2013

Enforced hiatus

Her Grace here went and did a total face plant. having tripped on a slight curb on the entrance to the store.  Mind you, this is the person who hikes and kayaks…but a curb was an insurmountable obstacle.  I managed … Continue reading

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Summer: Dining al fresco

In summer, restaurants have outdoor eating spaces. This is the Thai place in West Hartford Center where we had dinner last Sunday. We were celebrating our 34th wedding anniversary.

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Summer: Roasting marshmallows

Child+fire+marshmallows=classic summer night. We are delighted to be the kind of grandparents who let the kid play with fire.

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Summer: Fishing

An iconic summer activity–sitting by the water with a pole in one’s hand. Frankly, I’ve never understood the attraction (WAY too boring for me), but thins young boy at Paper Goods Pond was totally focused.

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Summer: Paper Goods Pond

Late light on a mid-summer evening at Paper Goods Pond.

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Summer: Moon

The summer moon sails in the sky…or is it in the water of the pond? Perhaps it’s in your dreams.

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Summer: Swimming

This is the swimming area on Walker Park in the Well State Campground in Massachusetts. Classic summer fun for these kids.

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Red: Fishing

I am *WAY* behind on everything! Real Life has been capturing most of my attention–some stresses, but mostly good stuff like camping and hiking and kayaking, time with the granddude and with friends, our 34th wedding anniversary…it’s summer! So I’m … Continue reading

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Red: Red pepper, red onion

I love to cook. I love turning fresh whole ingredients into delicious food. We are so unbelievably fortunate to be able to have so much available to us. I am grateful every time I prepare a meal. The red pepper … Continue reading

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Quirky/off beat: RennFaire

OK, yeah…it’s pretty quirky to dress up in pseudo-medieval garb and pretend to be part of a clean, pretend, totally anachronistic but magical era that never existed but should have. Here we meet Eleanor of Aquitaine and her tremendously disappointing … Continue reading

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