Southern Connecticut Beach Review

Despite everything happening with the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 has been a great year for beach relaxation — the weather has been perfect, and our town of Fairfield has done a great job in making sure the local beaches are well-maintained and litter-free. I’ve compiled a list of beaches and gear that I’ve liked this year,Continue reading “Southern Connecticut Beach Review”

Lake Placid Itinerary with Kids

Last week, our family had the chance to spend six days in Lake Placid, NY! We had a wonderful time — abbreviated itinerary below, followed by photos: Itinerary Day 1 Arrive at Hampton Inn Lake Placid, explore boardwalk around Mirror Lake Day 2 Explore High Falls Gorge, go paddleboarding Day 3 Explore the Wild WalkContinue reading “Lake Placid Itinerary with Kids”

Regicide Completionist Chronicles 2 Review

This is a brief review of Dakota Krout’s “Regicide”. This is the second book in the “Completionist Chronicles” series, and is categorized as a fantasy LitRPG novel. PLOT A simplified graph of the major plot points in this title can be seen above. I absolutely loved the the last book in the series (Ritualist), andContinue reading “Regicide Completionist Chronicles 2 Review”

Amy’s Wedding

My sister got married! Quick note, but just wanted to extend a big congratulations to Matt and Amy who got married on July 14th. The ceremony was absolutely wonderful, and just like the engagement a few months ago, there was lots of love and joy in the air. On the day prior to the engagement,Continue reading “Amy’s Wedding”

littleBits Electronics Synth Kit Review

Our public library has a bunch of kid electronic projects that they loan out, so recently I got my hands on the littleBits Electronics Synth Kit. As a kit, it was very well built and surprisingly easy to figure out — I actually worked through all the exercises in the book during Alexander’s nap time,Continue reading “littleBits Electronics Synth Kit Review”