With heavy rain coming, a family sub-group is at the Boston Museum of Science. We wanted to see the new space exhibit. Also, I didn’t want to sit around the house. The exhibit was extremely interesting and well worth it. My favorite part was a satellite video of the earth, flashed onto a large screen.
Last weekend, we did a family stay in NYC. One of our children is doing a summer internship in Manhattan, and we thought it would be a great time to see her and get together as a family. I’ve lived twice in Manhattan. But, both times, I worked very long hours and had little time
We have had a great time up in the NH woods near Canada. While cold and rainy at times, the fish have cooperated, and we landed dozens a day. The scenery has been beautiful, and the river, cold and pure. I look forward all year to coming up here. Each day, I arise early and
The silence is what you notice first. At dawn, at Back Lake up in NH near Canada, there isn’t much happening but for the episodic call from a loon. The water is flat, mirror-like. I am up for an annual father-daughter fly fishing trip. My daughter is still asleep. I am biding my time, happily,
Crew is tough. I didn’t row and instead saw it from afar, as one of my college roommates rowed heavy-weight. Eric did, too, in college (and, did well at the national level). Now, I see it through one of my children, who is rowing for her school, often as stroke of her boat. Growing up
At 3:30 am, heading to the river, I am starting to ease into the two-hour drive. But, I feel a clench in my gut that makes me wonder what is up. That’s when I realize it is May 12. “Oh,” I think, “it’s that day.” May 12 was when my mother was born and was