Category Archives: Vacation

party Tale – Post holiday Show

My kids kicked off a post Holiday show which began on Christmas Day and the party has been non-stop ever since. Mini-Me wanted to model all her new clothing for me, cracking jokes the entire time:  At a pair of  jeans which were a tad too short for her long, thin legs she shrugged and said, “Well …

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parent Tale II – Most Magnificent Mom

In addition to a Bad Ass Dad, I’m most fortunate to have also the Most Magnificent Mom. Marrying my father five years her senior, my mother was just twenty on her wedding day. It would be several years before they’d have a family though. After all, my mom had to finish college first. Upon doing so, she …

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relax Tale – Day of Rest

Since I had just returned from Medical Leave at the end of May I opted NOT to plan an annual vacation for this Summer. During those 4 weeks I did enough lounging to last me a lifetime. And eating. Aside for the lone walk around the block my Dr allowed me per day, all I …

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vacation Tale – Seven nights on the Cape for less than a Grand

The instant my daughter became a college student, I became poor. Not that I was rich before, but the point is, last summer I was determined to find a way for my  family (pups included) to spend a week on the Cape for less than what I pay for my daughter’s college tuition each month. Well, I …

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