Category Archives: Out and about

Vacation 2015

Dear Kids, Here are some random stories about our 2015 summer vacation. We vacationed at a cottage on Ossipee Lake in New Hampshire. There are many oaks growing around the cottage, and the acorns can be a real nuisance, especially … Continue reading

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SITY: Baby Frogs

We’ve seen so many critters around the house this year. Some good, some not so good. Let’s talk about another of the good ones. All frogs are cute, I think. But baby frogs are especially adorable. If you walk around … Continue reading

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A Spring Walk

Before the caterpillar invasion, I went on a couple of springtime walks. I have often avoided spring walks in the past due to my concern over ticks, but this year I had permethrin-treated clothing. That made me feel a little … Continue reading

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Evening in Boston

On Tuesday my hubby and I went to Boston to see Rush at the Garden. Our trip started well. After leaving the kids at their Vovos’ house, we hopped a commuter train into the city. We had dinner in Chinatown … Continue reading

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Workday Adventure

I had a little adventure the last time that I went to Connecticut for work. I decided to take my lunch break at the local beach. I like this beach because it’s convenient and free. It also has this excellent … Continue reading

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What I Saw on Wednesday

I took the day off from work Wednesday. I was in need of a mental health day. With several hours all to myself, I went for a walk around the library. I always try to get out there at this … Continue reading

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A Sunday Afternoon Walk

I went walking again today. This time I had tracks to walk in, and that made the going so much easier. I went a little farther than I had on Friday, but of course I stopped at the Icefalls to … Continue reading

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Day Off

On Friday I decided to take the day off from work. Livia was at her Vov├│’s and Marshall was at school. Five days had been magically added to my work deadline, and I had a full complement of paid days … Continue reading

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SITY: The Big & The Small

Perhaps it may seem silly to write about the little snowstorm we had last week given that we’re still digging out from the blizzard of 2015. But small snowstorms are wonderful. They’re a lot less trouble than blizzards and often … Continue reading

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Snow Before Surgery

It snowed the day before my knee surgery. To me this seemed like a clear invitation to enjoy one last hike before temporarily losing my walking privileges. I accepted the invitation gladly, if cautiously. The last thing I wanted to … Continue reading

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