Cape Cod

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Flashback Friday — Sand and Surf

Flashback 12 years, to August 2003, when Catherine was 6 and we introduced her to Cape Cod. It’s a rare photo of all three of us, taken by a kind stranger on the beach at Chatham Light. Catherine also posed here earlier that day with a book so that in September she could show her … Continue reading

Flashback Friday — Freezing Time

Our Cape Cod vacations were the best — feeding the heart and soul year after year. Basil and I started the annual pilgrimages when we were still dating, heading north Labor Day weekend, then staying on after the crowds crossed the bridge and some quiet had descended. We stopped for a while after Catherine was … Continue reading

Flashback Friday — Happy Summer!

My husband and daughter are criminals. In honor of the summer solstice, I give you this evidence, which surely belongs in a police locker: The two of them, illegally soaking their feet in a public fountain in Boston. It was 2009, and we’d traveled by ferry there from Provincetown during one of our annual Cape … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Just Beachy

In honor of snowquester (here in Connecticut we escaped with just about 4 inches and yet another snow day that we must repay on April break) I give you this: Seagull Beach in Cape Cod, August 2003. Catherine was 7; Basil was far less … gray, and I think those swim trunks have shrunk in … Continue reading

Just beachy

Got the season’s first trip to the beach in on Sunday — a brief visit, sandwiched between the yard work and vacuuming. Basil wasn’t going to join me, but I think the new bikini convinced him to leave the gutters for a bit. I love the beach — love the people-watching, love the sound of … Continue reading