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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday — Hula, Hula

Oh, I had a different Wordless Wednesday planned. Early spring thaw photos from Sunday’s trip to the beach where the 50-degree temperatures coaxed what felt like the whole town — and every family dog — out of hibernation. I thought those images might help us limp along until the real spring finally showed itself, now … Continue reading

The Aloha Diaries, Part 3 — Naval Gazing

Yesterday, the Greenwich High choral groups headed to the naval base on Ford Island in Hawaii, where they toured the Pacific Aviation Museum and performed on the dock at the Battleship Missouri. The kids are so tightly scheduled that I’ve had only brief conversations with Catherine and Basil, mostly via text message. Basil’s efforts to send me video from his phone camera … Continue reading

The Aloha Diaries, Part 2 — Quite a Hike

First full day in Hawaii was busy. They got started with a trip to Hickam Air Force Base, where there was a tour and lunch before the obligatory group picture, a piece of which Basil captured here. So far, everything seems to be going just fine, with everyone trying some new things. Basil gave poi a … Continue reading

The Aloha Diaries, Part 1: A Wing and a Prayer

Well, the Greenwich High choral groups are safely in Hawaii, having landed in Honolulu about 8:30 our time last night. It was a looooong day — for them traveling and for me waiting to hear they had finally arrived. I dropped them at GHS to get on the bus to the airport at 2:30 am. … Continue reading

Aloha eh?

There is no justice in this world. Remember last spring how Catherine and Basil went to DisneyWorld with the Greenwich High choral groups? Remember how they left me behind on account of how embarrassing I can be? Catherine begged me not to volunteer for chaperone duty, but all but volunteered Basil when the chorus director said … Continue reading