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There is Wonder Everywhere

The other afternoon I made a pineapple smoothie for Ellie. It was the simplest of smoothies with only frozen pineapple chunks, ice, and water, but Ellie thought it tasted amazing. 369 more words


My First Tenebrae

Yesterday evening I attended the Christ Church Cambridge Tenebrae service.

What’s the Tenebrae service? I hadn’t known either, despite being a lapsed Episcopalian. It is the traditional Wednesday evening service during Holy Week (which is the week leading up to Easter, celebrating the Resurrection). 697 more words


Summer 2014 To Do List (Work in Progress)

  1. Shakespeare on the Common
  2. Beach twice
  3. Concert on the Esplanade
  4. Outdoor movie
  5. The Scooperbowl
  6. At least one Red Sox game



Off to Mauritius

It’s been 15 months since we returned from our last overseas adventure and it’s time for another.

Our bags are packed, house is cleaned, Kindles are charged…and the dog is roaming from room to room wondering what’s going on. 94 more words


Cherry Blossoms in the Capital

If you decide to go see the cherry blossoms in DC next April you’ll want to take your children.  If you take your children you’ll need to pack lunch, extra outfits, a gallon of water, sunscreen, hats, spare hats, more hats, entertainment such as bubbles (trees don’t really do it for toddlers and babies), your good camera, a stroller, possibly a wearable baby carrier, and a hip flask.   423 more words


As I leave...

I wonder, if I could see the world every day through the same eyes as I see it on the days I’m leaving something behind if I would spend significantly more time in one place. 250 more words


So when you travel theres plenty you need to keep an eye out for, things like noticing landmarks so that you can find your way back and local traffic conditions because road rules are road recommendations in some countries. 717 more words