Head of the Charles

October 18 & 19 — We’ve joined Kelsey at several of her Wisconsin Rowing regattas over the last three years, but this one takes the cake – literally – it’s the largest two-day regatta in the world. We were so excited she got to make the trip with her UW team as that meant we […]

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Plymouth Rock

October 8th — We arrived in Cape Cod this morning and have three nights to enjoy the seashore.  Neither of us have been here before, so we will do some exploring.  First stop:  Plymouth Rock. I guess I was expecting something a little more grand and/or impressive.  What is impressive is the history of this hunk.  While the

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Walden Pond

Walden Pond outside of Concord, Massachusetts, has been on our list of must-see places since we conceived of this road-trip five years ago, and while we’re in the vicinity to visit Lexington and Concord and other important places from early colonial times, we were drawn to this tranquil place on a lovely fall afternoon. I remember

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I saw Jackie tonight!

October 7th – We’re here outside Boston visiting the Minute Man National Historical Park (a.k.a. Lexington and Concord) and also Walden Pond.  Jackie calls me a week ago and lets me know she’s going to be in Boston.  When?  October 5-7.  Turns out we are overlapping our time here!  It is one of those ‘couldn’t have planned

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