It is a unique and supremely-nice sensation just before Thanksgiving: inbox zero, office paperwork done, and shutting down the laptop. I’m in Harvard Square this morning. So, with work done, I go for a walk. A gentle rain amid the cold fall air. The Square is unusually empty, with students away for break. It is
Our son comes home from college tomorrow. Our daughter just arrived at home after a Gap Semester in South America. It is a great feeling to have everyone back together. As a parent, there are many surprising joys. One is watching your older children evolve and make good decisions, think about the world and their
Mrs. T. and I had a great Labor Day weekend. It included a walk around the neighborhood on a glorious afternoon, dropping off some gear in Providence for our son, a couples’ dinner out, and a BBQ at a generous neighbor’s house. I also snuck in some fishing. Hope you had a good holiday. Photos
Well, I today drove down to Providence to drop off our son for a new semester at college. I told him how great it was to have him living at home this summer. Yesterday, we went out for a one-on-one lunch. It is something I schedule a day or so each time before he leaves
With summer gradually coming upon a graceful close, and, two of our kids readying to leave the house, I am feeling a bit sentimental. Tonight, I’ve arranged a family dinner out to wish a “bon voyage” to the two about to depart. Also, Mrs. T. and I this afternoon played a few holes of golf.
We did one more overnight in Munich before flying back on Saturday. That last family dinner after a long week of cycling is something that I try to make special. So, after looking at a bunch of menus online, I decided on an Argentinian steak place called El Gaucho. It is in the “old city”