Sunday, October 28, 2012

The Perfect Storm

Or at least that is what people are calling this thing that is heading right towards the East Coast.  According to the Weather Channel we're talking about a "massive storm that hasn't been rivaled in generations."  Holy Crap!

My company had declared Monday a mandatory work from home day on Friday, but earlier today the mayor of NYC declared the area where my office is a mandatory evacuation zone.

If I have power tomorrow night I'll try and get on to schedule some of my posts that I was going to start doing as Flashback Friday posts for the rest of the week.

Freddy has already been activated and will most likely be gone for at least 72 hours so it is just me and the Marsh to weather Hurricane Sandy.

Poor Marsh tried to stop Freddy from leaving by standing in front of the door yelling "no daddy no go daddy!"  This was a drill weekend so he had been gone already since Thursday and was only home for a couple hours when he got the call he had to head back in the city.  Marsh spent all weekend yelling for daddy :(

Here's the post I wrote up on Hurricane Irene last year... Hurricane Irene

The Marsh will now have been through 2 hurricanes in 2 years!

Well, here's to hoping we have power in the morning!


Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Wordless Wednesday


Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Why I Love the 'Burbs

I grew up in the suburbs of Michigan in a small town.  You know, the kind where you run into someone you know everywhere you go.  My parents were raised in the same town so no matter where we went, someone would recognize us as offspring of our parents or even our grandparents! 

I moved to NYC back in 2000 ready to take on the big city and tired of small town living.  I had a couple of roommates and loved city living.  That was when I was single and twenty-something.

Now that I'm married, with a child, and thirty-something, I am so happy to be back in the suburbs!  The other night we just went for a walk in our neighborhood with Marsh and didn't have to worry about where we could walk or if we were going to get run over by a speeding car blasting the latest hip hop out of their window.





Of course we had to carry the car back because Marsh wanted to be carried himself!

I can't wait for our first snowfall :)


Sunday, October 21, 2012

Favorite Time of the Year

I've always loved fall to the point where I kinda wish it was fall all year long!

The colors are amazing...


The food is awesome...


The decor is beautiful...


And the air is crisp and cool...


What's your favorite season?


Saturday, October 20, 2012

Back in Business and Some Family Fun

So you may have noticed we've been missing over the past few months.  Well, we finally closed and moved into a house last month.  There is still a lot to unpack and prepare before winter arrives, but the important thing is I now have my own washer and dryer!!  Granted we definitely need to upgrade them but not having to rely on the laundromat is awesome.

Anyway... more to come on the house once we get everything in order.

There have been so many great photos and adventures for the Marsh over the summer that I still want to share with everyone.  So, I'm going to do a Flashback Friday for the next few weeks with a different Summer 2012 adventure.

But... to get us started in the present... now that we are in the suburbs, I wanted to start taking advantage of some fun family activities for the fall season.  So, today we went apple picking!

I didn't really know what to expect from Marsh since he has the attention span of a flea, but he did pretty good and was engaged for a lot of it.  He even picked out his pumpkin at the end.  Here are a few photos from the day...

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