Tyler’s all clued into this Christmas thing. We passed a Santa on the street the other day, the local real estate agent all decked out with a sleigh and posing for pictures with kids. I asked Tyler if he wanted to have a chat with Santa and he said, “Nah, that’s not the real Santa. […]
We got snowed in last weekend with over ten inches. Tyler and I jumped into a neighbor’s 4×4 and hitched a ride up to Belle Mountain, the local sledding hill. We trudged up to the top and faced into the freezing wind to a magnificent view of the entire Hopewell Valley covered in snow. After […]
The last of the leaf-blowers has been put away and the lawns are clear for the first winter snow. The annual blowing of the leaves is a tradition in the neighborhood that I only now begin to appreciate. The first year we were here, I thought that leaf blowers were for wimps. I scoffed at […]
We have a local vineyard. Our friends brought over a bottle of their 2001 Merlot and it was not bad at all.
My sister was just over for a visit with her and took lots of photos for her moblog site.
Tyler learned an important lesson today. He came up to me over the weekend all excited because he had a new lego car that he wanted to show me. It didn’t look familiar and I asked him where he got the car. When he said he got it from school and I asked him if […]
A legal brief submitted somewhat tongue-in-cheek by a harried junior paralegal in response to a Partner’s request to research local Manhattan sushi restaurants. This brief has been making the rounds of legal firms all over town and today ended up on the front page of the NY Times.
Tyler informed us today that he was ready to write his name and he proudly produced this sample for the website.
Yep, Halloween’s just around the corner and the kids are already comparing their costumes. One of the kids on the block planted the idea that the best costume is one which can hold the most candy. Previously popular categories such as Superheroes & Villains went out the window. For some reason no one liked my […]
Tyler’s beginning to get a sense of fashion. The other day he wanted to dress himself and came down the stairs with a pair of baggy pants that were too long for his legs. I offered to tuck them up for him but he insisted that I leave it alone.