In our quest to find organic strawberries, we set off to Thompson-Finch Farm in Ancram, New York. It was an average summer Sunday – we started early because over the past years we have realized that when it comes to picking your own fruit – the early bird really does get the finest worm. Or in our case, the juiciest, freshest strawberries! The crowds are … Read the rest
Way before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we took a trip to New York City for a day of history and adventure aboard the historic aircraft carrier, USS Intrepid. It was Kids’ Week and the queue was long but it was worth it. Apart from having one of the most varied aircraft collections on the East Coast, it has interactive exhibits, flight simulators, submarines and a … Read the rest
Last month I traveled half-way across the world to see my Dad. It was a solo week-long trip and had none of the highs associated with travel. I know that 22 hour-long flights are painful no matter how fun the destination or how great the company…but this trip stood out as one of the most trying ones yet. Mostly for personal reasons.
My Dad was … Read the rest
What is it about summer that makes us seek out oceans and rivers and lakes? The answer is rather obvious I guess. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
With that in mind, we took off for an afternoon in Peekskill, a city by the Hudson River. By and large artsy, but not without its sharp edges, this place had quite a few surprises up its sleeve.
A waterfront walkway with … Read the rest
Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?
— Mary Oliver, The Summer Day