Amazing and Bright

Christmas around these parts was amazing and bright; and relaxing and wonderful. It started off very early as all my mornings do with a dog walk at 6:30 AM. As I walked along, I was surprised that two many houses with kids were still dark, with no lights on, and no early morning christmas bustling.…

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Cousins

No matter how long it is between visits. No matter how different our paths may be. We are always cousins and we can always pick up where we left of.  

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Bittersweet Memories

I grew up summering at my grandparents’ house on Cape Cod. Every summer, the day after school let out, my mother, brother, and I headed down for the summer. My dad would come down on weekends and days off from work. It was idyllic. We went every summer that I can remember from the time…

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Sunshine

For me the sun makes all the difference in the world. For some it might the mind over matter but for me it is sun over clouds. Warmth over cold. I literally had to drag myself out of bed this morning. I am not sure what is going on but I have been exhausted lately…

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Weddings and Weekends

My cousin’s wedding this past weekend was fun. Not as elaborate as the family had all gossiped it up to be but it was nice to get dressed up. My family cleans up pretty well. The bride and groom were gorgeous and they are off happily honeymooning in Positano, Italy and France. I love this…

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Even at 39?

There are six grandkids on my father’s side and only two of us (my brother and I) live in the same state as most of the family. Everyone else has moved to other states with their families, jobs etc. It has been years and years since we were all together in one place. That’s just…

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