Some Sensible Choices

Posted by mrssmythe on July 9, 2018 in Baking, Celebrations, Garden, Out & About, Week in Review |

Did you enjoy your Fourth of July? Ours was boiling hot. We opted to be sensible rather than patriotic and went to see a movie instead of a parade. I can only imagine how hot and sweaty all of the parade-goers were that day. It was beastly And, I kept thinking of all of the people […]

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Fourth of July at Old Sturbridge Village

Posted by mrssmythe on July 4, 2014 in Celebrations, CPT's Lens, Critters, Museums, Out & About |

We had a rainy Fourth of July here in Western Massachusetts. Nevertheless, we braved the wet and headed to one of our all-time favorite places, Old Sturbridge Village. The girls and I were at OSV last Fourth of July, too, but that visit was not so fun. As I remember, it was unbelievably crowded that day. And, the […]

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Our Fourth

Posted by mrssmythe on July 5, 2013 in Celebrations, Out & About |

I hate holidays.   I don’t really mean that. But I do mean something close to that. I think what I really mean is I hate the expectations I have for holidays. Do any holidays ever measure up? I’m finding that more and more I like the regular days best – the days that unexpectedly […]

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