A lesson in parenting for me, that is. I don't know when it happened, but there seems to be a shift in the dynamic in my house and I'm not real happy about the change. The boys are growing up, yet there remains a real chasm gap between their sense of self and their sense … Continue reading Under my thumb to under a microscope – a lesson in parenting.
I slept on my couch last night for the first time. Of course, I've dozed off there before, but this time it was intentional. It was a warm, humid night and I wanted to be in the back of my house to avoid hearing the garbage trucks in the early morning. It had been … Continue reading Observations from my couch
A summer well lived can be defined as one in which the overnight bag gets unpacked, but not put away The sweet spot of summer, for me, is when the days all seem to feel like Sundays I understand there will be a lack of sympathy from those who don't teach, but please believe me … Continue reading Thoughts on summer’s imminent end
One of the things that makes late summer bittersweet is the realization that all of those things one hoped to experience over the leisurely days of July and August are not possible to squeeze in. We give it our best with a flurry of road trips to Zoom Flume, the NYS Fair, visits with friends … Continue reading DeFazio’s Pizza
I've been going to my friend Will's place a couple of times a week for what I like to call "water therapy." Driving home from his house in Schenectady County has provided some new opportunities to try places I haven't made it to in the past. (Watch for an upcoming post about a fantastic pizza … Continue reading Burgers Marketgarden at the Ruopp Farm
Sundays in the DelSo tend to be quiet. Newspapers are delivered, coffee is sipped, spontaneous meals are shared, bottles of wine are uncorked. This past Sunday was no exception to this lovely routine. As a matter of fact, the only exception to the DelSo Sunday rule, was how truly exceptionally well my neighbors and I … Continue reading DelSo Wine Oh!
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