A Hot, Hot Day in Fanuiel Hall, Boston, with My High School Bestie

One of my high school besties, Michelle, comes to visit Boston from Illinois for a few days about once a year, when she’s transporting her kids to or from her ex husband.  She keeps her girls during school and her ex takes them for Christmas and summer vacations, since they live in different states.  Since … Continue reading

Cool cloud

I told my husband, “Take a picture of that cool cloud!” as we were driving down the highway. “What cool cloud?” He asks. The long one just above the horizon, of course! “You don’t notice that?” I ask him. “The sky is beautiful. You have to notice the beauty of the world. It’s one of … Continue reading

Adrianna’s Quote of the Day: Playing Mommy (plus, Halloween pics)

It can be funny how kids sometimes learn about the “norms” of how things are supposed to be in life, or how they are supposed to act. I mean, they aren’t born knowing everything about how things are supposed to be. They learn most things from other people and the world around them. For instance, … Continue reading

Turkish Food in Brookline, and Pics

Yesterday, my parents invited us to go eat in a Turkish restaurant in Brookline, which is close to where my brother lives in Jamaica Plain. My parents had eaten at the restaurant before, and my dad really liked it so he wanted to go back. Even though it is a Turkish restaurant, it’s called Family … Continue reading