Sister throws brother under bus

July 13, 2011

One of Grandma Marshmallow‘s favorite places on the planet was her family cottage on the cape. She brought her children there as a young mom, and this is where my husband learned to swim from his grandfather, Grandma Lisa’s brilliant and reportedly eccentric father. The cottage is teeny — barely 750 square feet split between […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Travelove

April 24, 2011

Due to her amazing transformation (♥ ♥ ♥) my posting lately has been kinda Tessa-heavy. So I was hoping to be able to feature my sweet Reed (♥ ♥ ♥) in a perfect moment, and I wasn’t let down. Back in the day (before kids), Roger and I were world travelers. We relished the time […]

Perfect Moment Monday: The Promised Land

April 17, 2011

Tessa and Reed each took up something new this Spring. Which means that Roger and I did, too. Reed, born into the Red Sox Nation (his dad’s bloodline), is now spending two hours a week developing his skills to possibly be a  contributing member of that nation someday (or just to have fun). And Tessa […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Swearing on

March 20, 2011

Back in high school, I went skiing with our church’s youth group. It was miserable and I swore off skiing forever. That was before I had a husband to please. Six years ago, I succumbed to said husband’s requests to ski again. It was still pretty miserable (especially on my left, black-and-blue hip) and again, […]