Sometimes thrills are right under our noses. Seizing the moment, Nonna and Pops loosely planned a few days with the two and three year-old cousins under our wings, sans parents and siblings. The mission: Have fun! Be kind! Be safe! What we all learned: Popsicles are especially delicious outside, before playing in the sand. The … More Backyard Adventures
A father’s influence is felt forever. Here, five travel bloggers share memories. * One man sought out extended life experiences abroad for his family. * A father-daughter road trip is relished for a lifetime. * Natural wonders provided the backdrop for family exploration together. * A dad’s curious mind and gravitational pull to the sea inspired yearning for the unknown. … More Father’s Day 2014: Recalling Travels with Dad
Every day is Mother’s Day. Today I could burst with love… Je vous adore, mes fils!
You would of course be happy. The same radiance that encircled you on that day eight years ago would be present. Maybe you would have chosen not to leave this world when you did. In your own words, you had a lot of love. I think of you more now. Is it because I’m the … More Mother, This Would Have Been Your 87th Birthday
Ken died one evening in August as Hurricane Isaac grew strength in Florida. During the day, grandchildren Brad and Mason kayaked in the floods that overcame Wellington. Hospice caregivers and delivery of supplies and medications were ineffective against nature. His wife and family, mounting a much stronger defense against the storm, were at his side as he … More Lessons from Ken