While we were on one of our recent road trips,  Cute W was fiddling with the radio stations, and he stumbled on Flo Rida’s Whistle. This pop song was new to him, and honestly, it’s catchy, until you notice the words. They begin, “Can you blow my whistle baby, whistle baby, let me know. Girl … [Read more…]

Back to Reality

We spent the morning doing back-to-school shopping. The girls were really excited to go. They each held onto their own lists and went exploring on their own, while I served merely as cart-side consultant and wallet. Honestly, the whole outing was fairly pleasant, but we ended up popping into a couple of stores, and I’m … [Read more…]

Hairspray, Zoppe Italian Circus, Starwatching, Free Concerts and More This Weekend

Sunny all day today on the beach. Yee haw! Here’s this week’s newsletter. As always, click on the individual days for a more complete list. Multiple Days: Hairspray–Musical in Washington Park Zoppé Italian Circus at Proctors Theater Program Series: Discover Mediterranean Cooking at the World Awareness Children’s Museum Moreau Fun Days & Classic Car Show … [Read more…]

Trip Update

It’s raining. Really, pouring would be more accurate. We were happy to sit under the sunshade tent on the beach until the lightning started. Again. We arrived late on Saturday, and since Sunday it’s rained at least a bit each day. Today it’s been mostly rainy since 11 am. Luckily Cute W had checked the … [Read more…]

Guest Post: Thacher Park

Here’s a guest post from Nicole. Her “sometimes-updated” (her words, not mine!) blog is It’s Loverly. Thanks, Nicole! For those of us who have called the Capital District home for most of our lives, Thacher Park is one of those places we return to again and again. Or at least that’s how it’s been for … [Read more…]

This Week

Here’s what’s going on this week. As always, click on the day for a more complete list of activities.  All Week/Several Days: Hairspray–Musical in Washington Park FREE Tennis Lessons for Kids and Adults in Albany, Troy, and Schenectady available from 15-Love Tuesday & Wednesday: $1 Summer Movies at Regal Cinemas at Clifton Park Center and … [Read more…]