Surfin’

If you ask Tristan what his favorite part of the day was yesterday, I think he would be har pressed to pick one. It was the day he tok his first boogie board ride: “I love this” He got to play miniature golf (again): Attempting to load the non-functional...

Chillin’

After a full day of sun and fun at the beach, you need some time to just relax…and enjoy Thomas the Tank Engine with your buds. Here Tristan and William are hanging out with Gavin. There is lots of work to be done at the beach. Most of this...

Beachin’

Summer vacation started with our trip to Long Beach Island on the Jersey Shore. William was very excited and could not wait to run to the beach. Tristan loves playing on the dangerous rock outcroppings that appear when the tide is low....

Rest in Peace, Boru

Our dear friend Boru the cat left us today. He was very sick, first suffering from diabetes, then Lymphoma and finally kidney failure. We think we extended his time with us in a meaningful way, but eventually, no matter how painful it would be for us, it no longer...

Jennifer is in the news…

With the latest season of MadMen just starting, the local press is buzzing about the Ossining/Junior League references in the storyline. This lead to an article featuring Jennifer and her take on the modern Junior League. Check it out. (click here)...

William just chillin

It must be tough to have recently turned 3 and have all that pressure and stress of life hanging over you. It’s good that William can take a moment and relax...

A Tree falls in Tappan: UPDATE

Well, it appears that my concerns were well placed regarding the hole in the side of the house: When the lights came back on (and Deborah’s important “stuff” were removed), a sizable hole was found in the base of my old bedroom closet. It typical Dr. Who fashion, the...

A Tree Falls in Tappan

You actually would have thought that a tornado passed through my parent’s neighborhood in Tappan yesterday. When I got the call that a tree came down in their yard…and took out my childhood bedroom, I was a bit concerned. But then came the added “but there is not water...

Tristan and William are officially “preppy”

We sent an email to the people at Vineyard Vines a while back…and totally forgot about it until today. Apparently, they people over there have an eye for cute kids…in matching outfits.  Check them out on the Vine blog:  (permalink)...