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Beach Blanket Plan B

Sunday was rainy, as predicted.  And cold, also as predicted.  And though we did venture out to the boardwalk a few times – growing boys need pancake breakfasts, and arcade games, after all – we spent a good portion of our late morning and early afternoon cocooned in the hotel. Our hotel is situated right […]

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In a nutshell

(A rather large nutshell, apparently) Here’s what’s been happening in our Polka Dot Cottage for the last few days: First, we finally took that evening beach trip I’d promised the kids. Various factors had been keeping us from going for the last few weeks, but Wednesday we managed to do it. And Neil was able […]

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Life’s a beach

They boys had requested a weekend at a hotel. We couldn’t swing that, so we asked them to make a list of their favorite memories from previous hotel visits and worked at checking them off. Hot chocolate. Check. Staying up late on Saturday night to play games. Check. And check. Finding a shore town to […]

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