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Weekend by the sea

Warning: photo-heavy post ahead 😉 The first week of April is always eventful around here.  Neil and I chose April 1st to get married sixteen years ago, because April was an uneventful month in our family – no other anniversaries or birthdays nearby to contend with.  Well wouldn’t you know it, eight years later we […]

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Ocean Grove, redeemed

Just popping in really quickly tonight.  I’ve been down on Ocean Grove lately, not because it’s not a wonderful place (oh, it is!) but because I haven’t had a lot of luck with taking pictures there.  I’m happy to report, there were no such problems on our most recent day trip.  It was smooth sailing.  […]

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Ocean Grove eats cameras

Or so I was beginning to think. We took a day trip yesterday to Ocean Grove.  Or, more accurately, we took a late-afternoon-into-night trip, as is our usual m.o.  These are the only pictures I was able to take before my camera seized up, lens partially extended, and refused to come back on.  If you […]

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My camera’s last hurrah?

We took advantage of the 50-degree weather (because compared to what it had been, 50 degrees is positively balmy) on Sunday and trekked off to the Jersey shore.   We landed about an hour and 15 minutes from home in Ocean Grove, a Victorian beach town we’d visited once before.  We spent time on the beach, […]

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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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