No better way to celebrate getting to 70 while yet fit enough to remain upright for hours at a time, regardless the terrain! Matthew and I first checked out the new boardwalk installed by the Berkshire Natural Resources Council just off Undermountain Rd. in Lenox. It affords access to sweeping views of Parson’s Marsh, which […]Continue Reading
I grew up in the midst of 50 or so first cousins dristributed between the families of my mother (Conlin) and father. Two of my mother's seven sisters became nuns the others married men named: Conlin women married men named Bennett, Crawford, Heintz, McCabe, and Walsh; my father's two sisters married men named Hall and Barry!
Maggie threw a 7 day party at her posh Berkshires retreat and we had a blast: Maggie, Mary, Phran, Cate, Kyle, Ryan, Cameron, Scarlett, Clover, Tristan, Matthew, Maureen, and me. It was a week that’ll replenish me for a year, the year thus far being fun-filled, and interesting, a new sort of sadness losing a […]Continue Reading
Snapshots from the wedding of Loan and Tam, June 25, 2017 at St. Paul’s in Springfield followed by reception in Ludlow.Continue Reading
Matt and I visited Phran in her new digs on the edge of the Oswego-Scriba line June 2-4 – and can’t wait to return when we can stay longer! As you’d expect, the weather was perfectly lovely – same as our hostess! Besides the required ride out around the loop, including lunch al fresca at […]Continue Reading
My sister Patricia picked the perfect game to be her first in attendance as a Toronto Maple Leafs fan, a condition she was born with and has happily nurtured all these years since. She’s only heard stories about the Leafs when they were easy to root for, a child when they last won the Stanley […]Continue Reading
Before meeting Patricia at the Roosevelt for our pre-game briefing, there was time to walk across town to the Hudson; ever notice how much there is to read in Manhattan?Continue Reading