Tag Archives: Thomas

…and a first look at Bronxville

It’s official! Angie and family have left the city for greener pastures – or lawns, at least. They are a half hour and a world away from the noise and concrete of the city in the bucolic little town of … Continue reading

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Happy to be in NYC

Two weeks in New York are like six months anyplace else. Things move fast here! Especially the temperature – one day it’s squalling wind and in the low 20’s and the next day it’s a balmy 60 degrees. Leave it … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We’re here in NYC with a front-row seat to the parade. The CE was up bright and early to collect Thomas and James for their annual parade date. We know we’re in good company because Mark Wahlberg is in our … Continue reading

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Hot Time: Summer in the City

We’re back on the Left Coast after our yet again not-long-enough stay in NYC. The highlight of every trip, of course,  is seeing all the kids and grandkids. Seeing them in 100-plus-degree heat is something else entirely…something for me to think about … Continue reading

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NYC: “A Place Apart”

The quote is from Pearl Buck. (Look her up youngsters…) She said “As for New York City, it is a place apart. There is not its match in any other country in the world.” True dat. This was one of … Continue reading

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Baked Apple.

110 yesterday at Yankee Stadium, they say. The AC is cranked up and we’re hunkered down for the duration. All worth it as this will be a four-for-four trip; we saw Angie and family before they fled to the Hamptons … Continue reading

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“Grandpa, do you live in a zoo?”

Hurricane Thomas and Hurricane James spun through last week along with their parents and their dog, Tiny. Thomas tallied up all the animals he saw and seemed to compare it favorably with the Central Park Zoo. Thomas was quite the helper … Continue reading

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