How Will You Celebrate The Fourth of July?

Beach parties – a popular way to celebrate for at least 100 years- might be a tricky challenge in the U.S. Northeast this weekend. The threatening rainy weather may not be conducive to a day of fun in the sun. A few essential elements have always been a part of Independence Day celebrations – a…

The Sound of Kids Playing Together

With some schools open and everyone walking on edge trying to navigate these rough pandemic waters, it is such a joy to see children playing together again. Walking the tight rope between preventing transmission of COVID, preventing social isolation, stunted development of social skills and loneliness, schools are cautiously open, most with a hybrid between…

An Old Fashioned Independence Day…

Baking a red, white and blue flag pie. Raising the flag. Decorating picnic tables with Red, White and Blue napkins. This year our choices for celebrating the Fourth of July are limited. Many of our favorite community and government-sponsored events have been canceled. There will be no parades, concerts, craft fairs or seafood festivals. Social…