U-Pick Flowers at Lansing Farm Market

Recently I saw a Facebook ad that just screamed out for J: a U-Pick Flowers event at nearby Lansing Farm Market (they’re on Lisha Kill Road in Colonie). Sure enough, she loved the idea. She and a friend decided to go together. For $25, you can walk around the farm’s rows of flowers and fill … [Read more…]

We’re Down One Daughter

Cute W and I delivered the package to Iowa last week. It is a very long drive, about 16 or 17 hours without stops or traffic, so we stayed in a hotel each way. On the way out, Cute W was super-excited to pick up a bunch of donuts from Do-Rite Donuts, which we visited … [Read more…]

The School Year Looms

Yep, I get it. It’s been well over a month since I’ve written here. This summer has felt pretty exhausting, really. It’s been busy, with every weekend jam-packed, it’s been a little anxious as each daughter has tried to make plans through uncertainty, and it’s been pretty melancholy as we prepared for what I jokingly … [Read more…]