colonial williamsburg

colonial williamsburg

   This one’s for Megan, who likes Colonial Williamsburg almost as much as she likes Mt. Everest. Duke of Gloucester Street is a lovely place to walk, especially on a marvelous sunny day just before Christmas when all the houses were decked out with wreaths and garlands.Read more
a tale of two bakeries

a tale of two bakeries

   For Gran’s 87th birthday, we drove over to Plaza Bakery (pictures 1-3) and bought half of the baked goods in the world, and then drove over to Sugar Plum Bakery (pictures 4-7) and bought the other half. We made Gran endure a particularly off-key rendition of “Happy Birthday” (not...Read more
conor and the dog

conor and the dog

   Just Sunny and Conor goofing off, plus Sunny doing what she does best at her advanced age: looking sad and/or possibly dead. (My mom says she plays “dead or asleep?” with the dog every morning. Aww, old Sunses.)Read more
where i’m from

where i’m from

When we were growing up, my brothers and I used to whine about wanting a pool in the lower part of our backyard. It was the perfect shape for a pool, and both of our next-door neighbors had pools. We didn’t understand why we couldn’t have one. “Because you’ve got...Read more
the beach pub

the beach pub

For the past two weeks I’ve been traveling all over the eastern half of the USA: Virginia Beach, VA; Stone Harbor, NJ; New York, NY; New Orleans and various other parts of Louisiana; and now back to Stone Harbor, where I’ve still got another four-ish days before heading to NYC...Read more