Category Archives: Family

The Summer of Yes

It all started–as many of the best things in my life have–with a backstage conversation with Willis during strike, this time about our families vacationing together at the beach. It was a wonderful idea. And a ridiculous idea. And a … Continue reading

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A Honeymoon On the Rocks

After Matthew and I were married, thirteen years ago on a sultry July day, we headed north to honeymoon in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We had many outdoor adventures that week, including one epic canoe trip. But every … Continue reading

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My Dad, and the Summer Vacations

Every August—right after swim team season ended—my dad took his two weeks of vacation and we traveled north to spend a week with my dad’s family in Maine and a week with my mom’s family in Massachusetts. Sometimes the order … Continue reading

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