Martha's Vineyard is a beautiful island, and although it has a reputation of being a spot for the wealthy, it is actually enjoyable and accessible, with historic sites, friendly farm markets, and lots of opportunities for exploring nature. We left from Woods Hole on a lovely September weekend. Among the sites we visited were the … Continue reading The Vineyard
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
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
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!
Took the bus to the Dockyard, but Royal Caribbean had a huge cruise ship docked at the King's Wharf-- so we were surrounded by thousands of tourists. We wandered the Royal Dockyard grounds, including the Victualing Yard, shopped at the Old Cooperage and craft market as well as the Clock Tower, where we saw rum … Continue reading America’s Cup, Hamilton, and The Dockyard
The buses in Bermuda are pink and blue: pink mostly, with blue stripes. Stand at the pink post for the #8 in to Hamilton, and the blue post to take the #11 to St. George's. The houses are pink and blue-- and sometimes yellow and green. They reflect the colors of the purple morning glory, … Continue reading Pink and Blue
Ok so hotel bathrobes are a fetish of mine, and doesn't David look so cute out on the balcony with his coffee this morning? Today was an adventure in St. George's. Took the bus first to Crystal Caves, but had to stop at Swizzle for a Swizzle, an Elephant, and a bite to eat. Swizzle … Continue reading It’s the little things