Out of Classroom Learning

So late last night they told me they did not need anymore help on Jones Beach so I can come home if I want. OK not the end of the world a bit of a pain I mean it took me 4 hours to get on location and over the George Washington bridge, but if... Continue Reading →

Corona Virus Challenges

I must admit, life is rarely boring for me. I think in the midst of all the chaos that defines my usual existance suddenly, from the dark corners of my past comes my ghosts out to haunt me LOL. OK so the COVID 19 is a serious thing and I work for the state. I... Continue Reading →

Back Yard Photography

So to destress I like to take photos. Considering all the crud going on lately I made it a point to get out today to look at nature while Baby K chased our dog Mocha around the yard and M2 looked on. Tree budsNew crocusesBright purple crocusesReflection off the pondShelf mushroomThe scattered oak leavesLichen and... Continue Reading →

Kidz Expo

I forgot all about the Kidz Expo this past Saturday and how much fun we actually had attending it. They offer a wide range of activities for all ages and the girls loved it. The tortoise Baby K was brave enough to touch. The bearded dragon we all touched. It was soo sweet. N holding... Continue Reading →

Baby K learns “No”

Baby K is affectionately called Baby Shark in our house. We call her that because of her love to "chew" on my finger when she is upset. No it doesn't hurt it is just funny as it started out when she was cutting teeth and still continues. Well the shark is very intelligent so we... Continue Reading →

Philadelphia Zoo

On a suggestion from "A" we decided to visit the zoo today. I had bought the four entrance pass for Philly and wanted to be sure we did that before we left. We used the pass for Adventure Aquarium, Please Touch Museum, Eastern State Penitentiary and today the zoo. The kids do love the zoo... Continue Reading →

Eastern State Penitentiary

Sometimes I have to sneak an education in on the kids. So being a super huge reality crime freak, I love the chance to see real life locations for real world terrors. Yep I am well read on things like the mob, sooo imagine my excitement when I heard that the Eastern State Penitentiary housed... Continue Reading →

Vacation Orchids

I decided to take the kids to Philidelphia this winter break instead of Florida. They have become so ungrateful lately and expect that these things will happen so I needed to mix it up. I do enjoy Philly though so it is fun for me as well. Also it is milder here than at home... Continue Reading →

Winter Fun

We like to sled at our house. Since we live in upstate NY we have months of winter and tons of snow this is a good thing. Today we decided that it was the day we go sledding. The hill we went to today was super steep and gads of fun. Of course the down... Continue Reading →

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