Monthly Archives: June 2014

More Pictures from Today

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Hanging out at the park

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“Row, Row, Row Your Boat”

Susanna and I took the “new” inflatable dinghy down to the river and spent a few minutes enjoying the evening on the sailboat.  We took Targa with us. He hates the water. So does Tucker. But Targa doesn’t get carsick, so he … Continue reading

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Quick Dingy Restoration

Yesterday, the boys and I picked up a used 10′ Achilles inflatable dinghy. It is an older model, and wasn’t in the best shape. But it was only $80 so it was difficult to pass up. The boat building project … Continue reading

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Dogs, dogs, dogs

Babysitting Leslie this weekend. Ben is happy to have a dog that will sleep in his bed. Targa sleeps in Will’s room; Tucker is too annoying; Leslie is just right. Except for waking up at 5:45.

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Enjoying the Sun on the Niantic River

The sailboat was a good addition for last summer, even if we only had it in the water for two months. I won’t mention how many (10+) years it sat in the yard or garage over the summer, unused, prior … Continue reading

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A long day on the water (and a great Father’s Day)

I had a great Father’s Day. I had been planning on putting the sailboat in the water today, but it was a long sail from the launch in the Thames River to the mooring up the Niantic River. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Ben’s 4th Grade Play

Every year, the Preston Veterans Memorial School 4th grade class puts on a play (musical). This year it was Ben’s turn to be in the play.  I recorded the song he sang – please excuse the poor audio quality, it … Continue reading

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A tour, boat painting, friends over, playing in the sprinkler morning.

We had a busy morning. The town of Preston was offering a bus tour of the former Norwich State Hospital, Will and Ben wanted friends over, and I want to get the boat ready to get in the water next … Continue reading

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