Monthly Archives: August 2014

Taking to the streets

My sneakers are becoming threadbare around the edges.  Red toe nail polish peaking between the threads.  They, like the summer, are coming to an end and I should seriously think about buying a new pair to replace them.  The child … Continue reading

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Summer fun

  My mother was born August 15 and as a child we’d celebrate the day by going to the ocean.  We lived on the North Shore of Long Island with the Long Island Sound a quick drive from our home. … Continue reading

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Keeping it all relative.

The trunk of my car is packed with a beach towel, suit, sunscreen, large umbrella, flip-flops and a chair. It’s my emergency summer kit for those moments when an escape to the beach is possible and much needed. I was … Continue reading

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The end of the vacation!

All good things must come to an end and that includes vacations. My sisters, brother, father and I escaped to the Berkshires for a week. We rent a house on a lake with a dock that showcases the most soothing … Continue reading

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