Summer Reading (Jodi Picoult) Inspired by Social Media (Wolfgang2242)

In 2007/2008 (eeh gads… ten years ago!) I went through a major Jodi Picoult phase.  I devoured every book she had written on the very same lawn chair from whence I type today.  I loved her CSI approach on topics that were “ripped from the headlines” and how she braided fictional stories around true and life shattering events…

Hiking Trails in Montauk – Grab your Group and Hike

Over the course of our three day Thanksgiving break various permutations of me and my group went on four different hikes in and around Montauk. In this post I share my favorite MTK hikes and how to access them, along with some happy thoughts on the joys of hiking with my group…

Lessons Learned… Grab your Group and BE NICE!

Last week when dropping Madi, our Fresh Air Fund Child, at her bus stop in East Hampton there was a tangle of strangers that rained on our departure parade.  Because there were children present, I did my best to turn the experience into a teachable moment…