My Kind of Town

  My kind of town displays thoughtful quotes on its doors and trash cans.                                 East Aurora, New York, is my kind of town. My mom and I had a lovely visit last weekend. Unfortunately, some of the local museums... Continue Reading →


  Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. Any Black Friday war stories to share? Or proud purchases to share? My proud purchase was Seasons 1–4 of Mad Men for a total of $32. Thank you, Target. My not-so-proud purchases: welllll, it's not that I'm not proud of them. They were all good deals. I just... Continue Reading →

Back from the Homeland

  Why does vacation time go by twice as fast as nonvacation time? I'm back from my trip "out west." I met Dad's new kitten, Buddy; I met my friend Marge's 2-week-old son, Ari. Mom and I went on jaunts to Naples (home of the Naples Grape Festival) and Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua. And then... Continue Reading →

The Hills Were Alive

Have returned from the land of freedom and unity. My brother Justin and I spent a few days in the Killington and Stowe areas. The short version of the trip is: Hiked for seven hours straight one day. I didn't think I was going to make it out of the woods alive. Toasted marshmallows over... Continue Reading →

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