Luke and Jessica’s Wedding


Luke was approximately a year old when my fiancé and I had the opportunity to babysit him (my fiancé‘s nephew). Little did I know at that time that the tiny baby I had in my arms would be celebrating his own walk down the aisle a little more than 25 years later. Yet somehow there … Continue reading Luke and Jessica’s Wedding

On the Road Again


Northern NY, Connecticut, northern NY, West Virginia, northern NY  (with relatives visiting) then western NY. Those were our past two weeks. Very fun and very full. And I fully intended to write, but somehow when I finished my work each day, I was packing, unpacking or just plain ol’ hesitant to crack a computer. I’m … Continue reading On the Road Again

The Best Laid Plans


Really long post about our Utah adventure with lots of pics starting at the Enjoying the Trip for Real section below (click that link if you want to jump straight to that section). We had a good plan. A great plan, I dare confess. But you know what they say:   The best-laid plans of mice and … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans

Why we Stayed in Lisbon for a Month


I blame our month-long stay in Lisbon on the fact that I have a cousin in Denmark (how fun is that to say?). The original intent of the trip was a 1.5 to 2-week stint. I was going to join my work team in Lisbon for a meetup for a week, and Chris would join me … Continue reading Why we Stayed in Lisbon for a Month