Summer is living in a perpetual state of S’more ingredients. Backyard BBQs, pool parties, riding bikes to the lake, catching toads, digging up worms, light saber wars in the woods. I grew up in suburban Central Pennsylvania, a far cry from the busy Brooklyn streets that bred my parents until they married in 1974. Fresh… Continue reading Making Memories
After our visit to State College we packed up the rental car and headed on a 2.5 week road trip down south to Dothan, AL. Our first stop was Washington, DC where we got to visit with Joe’s Dad who was there on business and see our friends Scott and Donna. Scott and Donna were… Continue reading Road Trip
30 days of vacation – when we extended in Spain for another year and they thanked us with a paid 30 days of vacation. Not a bad deal. We’ll take it! Tripp and I flew home to PA a week ahead of Joe so we could spend some extra time with family, namely my brother… Continue reading State College
Ingredients for a Taylor-style Thanksgiving 1 set of wonderful in-laws willing to house 8 family members for an extended weekend and host Thanksgiving dinner for 18 people 1 set of parents willing to fly Thanksgiving weekend to visit with their daughter and son-in-law, grandson, their in-laws, their son-in-law’s brother’s in-laws, and their in-law’s daughter and… Continue reading Thanksgiving – Taylor Style
My little guy, you’re ONE today. ONE year. 365 days. 365 kisses goodnight. 365 little smiles. Three weeks ago I ordered you a birthday cake. When I hung up the phone I was dumbfounded. How could I possibly be ordering a cake for a baby who, ONE short year earlier, was making a relatively difficult… Continue reading One.
Friday began our Thanksgiving travels. We left out of Moron at 7 AM Friday morning and flew to Dover, DE. A night with friends in DC and now we’re in State College, PA, visiting my parents. I love these trips. A few days here, a few days there, a chance to say hello to people… Continue reading Thanksgiving Travels
Kind of cheating since this post was written last summer and has been collecting dust in my journal. It still counts as a blog post though, right? Eight years ago this week I moved to the Big Apple. Well, not the Big Apple proper but a borough just south called Staten Island. I would be… Continue reading Big Apple