Have you ever wished you had the time to just sit and work on a creative project, something you’ve desired, but don’t yet have the skill for? I’ve always loved drawing, but can’t say I’m good at it. I have also admired watercolors, those of Joni Mitchell, those of John Singer Sargent, all kinds of … Continue reading Watercolor


Celestial Superbowl: the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Dave has been planning our eclipse adventure and educating family and friends about the event since January. It's our #celestialsuperbowl! Now that the time is here, every major magazine, web site, and news show has been spreading the excitement with articles, information, and events. Like the President, who is viewing it from the White House, … Continue reading Celestial Superbowl: the 2017 Solar Eclipse

CT to Minnesota to Eclipse Road Trip

After the "Summer Sleepover Extravaganza" with 3 granddaughters, we headed off with the pup for another adventure: a drive to Minnesota via Canada and the UP of Michigan, followed by a trip to southern Illinois to see the eclipse.   Off at 6 am, heading through the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts through upstate New York, … Continue reading CT to Minnesota to Eclipse Road Trip

You can’t beat the CT shoreline in the summer!

Ford's Lobster in Noank Mid-tide kayak off Giants Neck  Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Hike in Rocky Neck State Park ​​ Fetching in Gorton Pond, Niantic  Side Door Cafe for jazz, and Old Lyme Inn, Old Lyme  Boating near Big Brother Island, Long Island sound -- note oystercatchers on the rocks! Beaches, low tide! Babies love … Continue reading You can’t beat the CT shoreline in the summer!

Installing Our Little Free Library

I love to read, but even more, I love to share what I'm reading with others... and when I find a person who loves a book I love, I feel like I've met a new friend.  So when I saw my first Little Free Library, I was inspired. WHAT IS A LITTLE FREE LIBRARY? A Little … Continue reading Installing Our Little Free Library