At the beginning of this summer I had one goal, basic and simple. I wanted to have fun. Last summer was decidedly not fun. We managed to pull off some elements of summer last year but afternoon dips in the river and walks around the block did not a summer make. Taking care of two children each day in the wake of meningitis was enough of a challenge that the days were few that I could take in a summer ritual like going to the swimming pool or biking to the baseball game.
So as the weather warmed this spring and the June rains fell I wanted to focus on having fun and to do it exceedingly well. Read More »