Well, we tried. In my continued attempt to free myself of bags of crap, and that includes sand toys and shovels, we found the only toy at the beach today was sand. The great part was that Van was the one sculpting without encouragement from me. I think he could have stayed there for hours. more »
Well I wish I could say that Van stuck with his guitar lessons but no such luck. He did not want to practice. And I did not want to have another assignment. So, after we signed up for a ten lesson pack, I had to tell Michael at Crossroads Music that we were going to more »
After a very successful birthday party for my now 5 year old, Ethan the immediate family stayed behind for a private tour behind the tanks of the Riverhead aquarium. This was something that I had been planning on for a while, but until now, I felt that he was too young to appreciate the more »
What I thought was a nice gesture turned out to become an early morning battle with lots of tears. I admit that I made a mistake, partly because I was tired and beaten down with being constantly asked if we could keep a box turtle. My son asked that if we found a box turtle, more »
Future Striped Bass bait, baby eels are swarming at your feet in Amagansett, NY. Look closely and you might want to wear socks in the water!
A chance to hang out and have some laughs and wine with some moms or a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five? How about both. Do four, five and six and a few two year olds remember what a haiku is? Who knows. And does it really more »
Tree Frogs do exist in East Hampton, Albeit in my house. Probably the best gift I ever got my son. He is still not bored by it and he actually want to clean the tank, feed his pets and take them for a walk!
Another trip to the Riverhead aquarium where Van, my five year old….make that five and a half year old as he constantly reminds me, was glued to the electric eel. I have always loved eels. When I was a kid fishing with my dad we would occasionally catch one. We always tossed it back more »
Who doesn’t want a Hamptons style flower garden. Living out in the country where the land is beckoning to be designed and planted, it is hard to resist making it your own. At your first trip to the nursery you can easily become overwhelmed with the myriad of choices. But before you purchase one single more »
Spielberg, Seinfeld, P Diddy aka Puff Daddy, Puffy, Puff, Diddy, Sean John, Sean Puff Combs, Swag may own the nicest real estate in the Hamptons but it doesn’t mean they have the exclusive on the sunsets. They enchant all of us. Even on a day when you think there are no clouds in more »