Archive for excursions
My son and I spent the weekend in New York State, enjoying the Autumn weather and the Sheep and Wool Festival.continue reading "Rhinebeck Weekend"
I fought the law and the law won. So I went home and drowned my feelings of airheadedness in a Craftsy photography classcontinue reading "Craftsy has photography classes now"
We celebrated Neil’s birthday at Ocean Grove and Asbury Park this year. It was fun, and eating out saved me from having to bake cupcakescontinue reading "Snapshots"
We took one of our nighttime day trips down the shore last week. The boardwalk in Ocean Grove is still missing, but it didn’t stop us from enjoying ourselves.continue reading "Night Tripping"
In which I say I’m not going to write much, but then I write a book anyway: traveling with older kids presents a different set of challenges than traveling with littles.continue reading "Lisa Takes the Easy Way Out"
My son’s brainchild: summer adventures together, just me and him. Our first stop was in Princeton, NJ a few weeks ago.continue reading "BOG and Mom’s Excellent Adventure"
Our seventh annual trip to Ocean City was cold, rainy, and really great (as always). We saw dunes being rebuilt, carpet being laid, and we danced on the boardwalk in our pajamas. Good times.continue reading "Ocean City, season 7"
If I lived at the beach in the summer, I would want to live in a little house in the middle of town. It would be close enough to the beach that I could hear the waves crashing and smell the ocean through my open window at night. And it would be within walking distance […]continue reading "If I lived at the beach"
My heart was in the right place. What place is that you ask? Why, the place that would have resulted in the second installment of the Yarny Buttons Saga Tutorial being posted here for you on Monday, of course. It seems, though, that my heart was not on the same page as the rest of […]continue reading "Autumn in New York"
Somehow I found myself throwing a change of clothes in a bag and flying down the highway at 10pm tonight. I was all set to enjoy a typical Friday night: I’d probably brew a warm beverage, put on a British mystery, and knit a few more inches on my Milady vest. But somehow, somehow, I […]continue reading "Rhinebeck and Down Cellar"