Category: Out & About

A Fortnight

It’s been two weeks since I last posted. Anyone worried? If so, to alleviate those worries, here’s a quick update on what’s been happening. First, there was a graduation party. A graduation party with I-don’t-know-how-many...

Portsmouth

My friend Susan was at it again. Monday night, at 11 pm, we were exchanging texts. She was asking me to do something. My first answer was “No.” Then it was “Maybe.” Then it was “I’ll...

Pits and Peaks

My siblings and I are very different. Very. Case in point: My sister Jo is keeping an online gratitude journal. Gratitude Journal 50/365 4th of July edition The men and women of our mighty...

The Wedding Party

About 13 years ago, a group of us started hanging out together during 5th grade basketball games. Before the holiday weekend, that group got together to celebrate one of us as mother-of-the-bride-to-be. Our conversations touched upon...

Small Pleasures

Despite everything that is going on, there is still fun to be had. Like: A boat ride to Meredith for ice cream and the annual Memorial Day fair, even in the cold. Having my nephew...

A Moment at Fenway

Dave and I went to the game yesterday. It was a gorgeous day for a game. Unfortunately, the game itself was not so gorgeous. As usual, I was a little freaked out, because sitting...

Florida

It doesn’t look like Florida, does it? Florida was where I was supposed to be. I was going to head down there to provide a distraction for my mother and Phil from the various medical issues...