Clothesline Weather!

I love hanging clothes on the clothesline. First,  saving energy makes me feel virtuous & warm & fuzzy & At One With the Earth.  Not that I’m going to go all radical homemaker on you.  Although, come to think of it, I can also churn butter. Another thing I like about using the clothesline is … [Read more…]

Summer Camps, or Prepare to be Overwhelmed

UPDATE: This post is from 2010, so it’s outdated. Here’s a link to the KidsOutAndAbout Summer Camps page, which is more comprehensive and is updated each year.   Okay, that berry-picking syndrome has happened again. I’ve been keeping a running list of summer camps as various organizations have emailed me, and I thought that it … [Read more…]

Now, That’s Entertainment!

So,  I wrote this post that I liked, but then I decided that it wouldn’t work for today.  And now, look at me.  It’s late and I’m sleepy and I’m starting from scratch!  Yuck. Luckily, I’ve been working on a little project, which is to include various entertainers to the Big Ol’ List of Links.  … [Read more…]

Back to the Routine!

Would you believe that I was about two-thirds through this post when it suddenly disappeared?  Oh, man, I was so bitter.  Especially since, as I write this thing up, I always delete my notes of whatever I’ve been hearing about.  So maybe there are a couple of things that were completely lost.  SO irritating. We … [Read more…]

Didja Hear? New Mexican Restaurant in Schenectady!

The TU’s Table Hopping Blog reports that a Mexican Radio is coming to Schenectady! Yeah, baby! Now, does this mean that I will forsake Bombers and their glorious lemon pepper-garlic wings and ginormous margaritas?  Oh, no.  And yet, will I appreciate a downtown option for my young girls in which the main decorating motif is … [Read more…]

Hikes for Families

Our last day of vacation before the long drive back.  The girls are “helping” Pop make pasta and listening to the adults sputter through their explanations of why all of us are rooting against Tiger at the Masters today.  Remind me to hide my Vanity Fair.  We are all pretty tuckered out–we were out late … [Read more…]

Roadtrip

I was so busy making sure that you had plenty to do this week that I didn’t get a chance to tell you about the rest of the roadtrip.  The second day was just fine, thank you.  We took a swim in the hotel pool and then headed to Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh, North … [Read more…]