Category Archives: outdoor fun

Snow

Finally winter has arrived in NJ. We were all excited to see the first snow of the season on Saturday, after a really long fall. We had sixteen inches of snow, which was plenty, especially when it comes to cleaning … Continue reading

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Birthday philosophizing

Jeremy turned 9 in May. It was fun celebrating with a family party, and then a gang of ten boys a few days later. Someone at school once said to me, “You are so good about having all these kids … Continue reading

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Spring things…

Before it is summer I figured I ought to post some Spring-ish happenings and pics from life at Brightwood Cottage.  On Easter weekend we had a visit from Vince and Petra and their six kids.  Unfortunately I failed to take … Continue reading

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Where there’s a will….

So what are soccer loving boys supposed to do when winter lasts forever and the ground is covered in about 15 inches of snow? Why, spend a couple of hours shoveling a piece of the backyard and set up a … Continue reading

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