Such a bittersweet time of year. As I write this, I sit in my living room with the windows wide open (even though it’s almost five in the evening), and I hear the snow melting. Patches of snow linger on the base of the hill outside my window, teasing us with thoughts of spring hikes. […]
It was just a bit over a year ago when my team gathered in Panama for our annual team meetup. Little did we know how fortunate we were to have that time together. Thanks to global COVID shutdowns shortly after, our team was one of the few that actually got to have a meetup. It […]
A Mickey Mouse ice cream pop is a huge treat for me. And this summer my husband found one locally and surprised me with it. That meant a lot to me. I enjoyed the treat another time a few years ago with a friend/colleague: And Chris welcomed me home from a trip one time with […]
Our friend makes his own version of sangria. There is nothing like relaxing at sunset with friends and sipping their concoctions.
It’s so fun when friends visit, and we see local sights through their eyes.
Pools are always wonderful, but somehow rooftop pools seem divinely decadent. This one in Panama was one of my favorite places to hang out with with my colleagues/friends.
Things are starting to get better in my world. I’m done whinging 🙂 My colleague and friend is also on sabbatical, and he came to visit us in Massachusetts. We had several great days of cooking, movies, yakking, and hiking. My daughter-in-law, Lauren, had told me about https://www.alltrails.com/ a few years ago so we opened […]