Sending you and the ones you love wishes for a Happy Christmas.
2021 in photos…still in a pandemic watch, but thankful we could be together.
Great communities connect people to place, know where they want to go, and work tirelessly to make it happen.
Mohonk Mountain House: One of the great places on earth
She is fantastically lovely in every way.
In a time of dislocation, sending you wishes for a Merry Christmas with those you love in whatever way you celebrate this season.
Advent may not have as many well-known carols as Christmas, but there are lovely seasonal tunes to explore nonetheless.
Let’s start our “year in photos” collection with a Zoom screenshot of our Mother’s Day brunch!
The comment that “my father did the ironing and my mother did the finances” led down a new path.
In To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee famously wrote: “You can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family, an’ they’re still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge ’em or not, and it makes you look right silly when you don’t.” In this time of global pandemic, many of us find long distances and time zones separate us from our families. We don’t have the opportunity to see our kin face-to-face. Instead we rely on technology to connect and share the stories, meals, game nights, music, and long conversations that support those familial ties and weave together the family tapestry over years. I’ve been thinking about my family in recent weeks. Ninety-five years ago today Tom Brown entered this world. Born July 5, 1925, Daddy lived a full and rich life, staying on this earth long enough to have his five children — a small part of his expansive and loving family — join together to celebrate his 90th birthday in 2015. He passed away the following spring, just weeks short …