School’s Out for Summer

Not much to share today since a second-grader and a sixth-grader have closed out their careers. The end of June is a whirlwind of activity, and wrapping things up and finishing projects. To celebrate, we are heading out to a favorite restaurant to have dinner. We’ll pick up the discussion tomorrow where we left off about salads … Continue reading

the candy at the bottom of the basket

April showers are making sure they leave their mark on the last day of the month with some relentless rain. Hear that May flowers? You better make one heck of a show for us. Take a look at this pot of basil from last summer. There’s nothing better than cooking with fresh ingredients. The pot … Continue reading

it’s an absolutely beautiful day!

“It’s absolutely a beautiful day out there right now.” That’s what the New York City school chancellor said to parents and school staff about the weather conditions late yesterday morning at a press conference. The storm was at the peak of the heaviest snowfall when the early morning commute should be in full swing. Yet … Continue reading