Monthly Archives: December 2013

Off Center: Starbucks

The ubiquitous Starbucks logo is off center on the windows at our local venue.

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Daylight: Winter

This is what passes for daylight here in New England near the winter solstice.

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Merry Christmas!

I’d like to take this time to wish all of you a Merry and Blessed Christmas!

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Action: Whirlpool

Yesterday, we took granddude Aidan to the Connecticut Science Center. He’s eight-going-on-nine, the perfect age for the four floors of hands-on exhibits about a wide ranges of sciences. This was in the water play room, where a few of the … Continue reading

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Play: Recorder

Aidan is learning to play the recorder. At lot of squawking right now, but I think he’s beginning to get the hang of it.

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Play: Snowballs

Granddude Aidan wasn’t too interested in the work of cutting a Christmas tree…he left that to me, Aunt Ivy and Uncle Chris. But throwing snowballs? That was another matter.

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Play: Pipe

As Hamlet said, “Will you play upon the pipe?” Methinks he does.

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Play: Snowshoeing

This was a wild wicked incredibly complicated weekend with all sort of both expected and unexpected demands on our time–but somehow, we made time for play. On Friday, we bought snowshoes as our Christmas gift to each other, and today, … Continue reading

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Commerce: The Dreaded Mall

I am female, but somehow, I lack the shopping gene. I hate shopping. I venture to The Dreaded Mall only a bare handful of times in a year, and then under duress. The thought of going there during the pre-Christmas … Continue reading

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Commerce: Bookstore

We often go to Barnes & Noble for coffee on a weekend. I was intrigued by this guy’s hat and coat…he kinda looked like a Classic Spy, and here he was in a bookstore in West Hartford! So I snapped … Continue reading

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