Reasons I Love New York State Parks

May 15, 2012

Happy Top Five Tuesday!! It’s been a while since my last Top Five post. I couldn’t think of any interesting lists for you. It was a lot easier today, after spending yesterday trekking around another NYS Park. Once it warms up in the spring, Mark and I take the girls out hiking whenever we can. [...]

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School Days

May 8, 2012

After procrastinating for a week or two, I finally called Becca’s new school yesterday to see about kindergarten registration. The woman I talked to filled out the form we needed right over the phone, gave us a date and time for her screening, and then scheduled us for a kindergarten preparation event later this week. [...]

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Violin Update

April 28, 2012

A few days ago, I blogged about my intent to learn violin. I looked around for a local teacher, and they all live in Ithaca (about half an hour from us). One of the first teachers I found teaches fiddle, as opposed to straight violin. This is exactly what I was looking for. I’m probably [...]

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Late Work Nights

April 26, 2012

It’s going on 11:00 pm, and I am up late working. Okay, I’m up late blogging while trying to avoid work, but still. Up until a few weeks ago, I used late nights as my fun time. The house was quiet, and I could finally concentrate on whatever movie I was trying to watch or [...]

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Chasing Dreams

April 25, 2012

When I was eleven, my mother bought me a guitar for Christmas. It took me two years to get motivated enough to start lessons, something that I kept up for five years. My next instrument was a banjo. I wasn’t nearly so successful, and eventually sold it to a young girl who I thought would [...]

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