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Category Archives: Travel
“You’re not getting food until the pillow is back on the couch.” My husband stands at the refrigerator in our beach rental. “YOU’RE NOT GETTING FOOD UNTIL THE PILLOW IS BACK ON THE COUCH,” my five-year-son repeats back. My husband looks back … Continue reading
We spent part of a recent weekend “getting out and playing” at Mountain Creek and Crystal Springs Resort in very-close-by Vernon, New Jersey. This was the first time the kids and I had gone skiing, and, other than the unfortunate incident of my … Continue reading
Following Superstorm Sandy–the monster that devastated much of the east coast, killing more than 100 people in the United States, we spent nine days in three different hotels. Our apartment building lost all utilities as its basement filled with salt … Continue reading
We made a last-minute decision to get away this summer. My husband is nostalgic and romantic about family vacations. I am less enthusiastic. But it is hard to argue. We had a wonderful, stressful, busy, hot week in Greenport, New … Continue reading
1. Disney I had not been to World Disney World in a long, long time. And never with my kids. As we were planning our trip, my husband shared his vision of the children in awe at every Main Street sign, … Continue reading
This past New York winter–mild, erratic, flighty–was still winter. And all that comes with that–the boots, gloves, dirt salted floors, early darkness and staying inside as much as possible–put me a little off these past few months. More than usual. … Continue reading