October Summary

October greetings to everyone! Isn’t this a fun picture of the girls? We stopped in at Yankee Candle in Deerfield last week and couldn’t resist a shot in front of these pumpkins. Yankee Candle always does a great job with their fall decorating. I…

The Week in Review

We’re starting to see signs of Fall in Western Massachusetts, despite it being nearly 90 degrees here today and muggy as anything. Further evidence of the impending seasonal shift – acorns, and the arrival of pumpkins at the garden centers. I bought these at…

The First Walk of November

Another nice day for a walk – CPT America and I took Manny for a stroll down Main Street, noting that while the leaves are still vivid, many of them are now on the ground. Also on the ground…acorns! I love acorns. I’ve often thought…

The Best Laid Plans…

Yesterday was the last day the girls had before school officially started, and I wanted to do something special to mark our “end of summer”. So, I planned a trip to a spot in Connecticut we’ve been wanting to visit all summer – Sonny’s Place. They have…