family

family

Breakfast with the Kids

Jane relaxes on the lounge chair before her breakfast is served. Related posts: Saturday Morning Breakfast Supper with the Kids at Umami in Croton Breakfast at The Friendly Toast in Portsmouth Breakfast in Boston: Eastern Standard

family, travel

Welcome to The Cabin!

Our first night of fun at the cabin. What a joy to have all the family in one place for vacation…. we can’t remember the last time that’s happened. Related posts: Sunday Supper with Grandmom and the Ranchers: Burgers, Wedge […]

cooking, family

Supper at the Ranch

A chicken supper with a few sides, a tour of the garden and some lively conversation. Another great supper at the Ranch. Pass the potatoes, please! Related posts: Supper at the Ranch Sunday Supper at the Ranch Christmas Eve at […]

entertaining, family

Rory’s First Communion

We celebrated Rory’s first communion with Kelli and Patrick and their family. Here’s the guest of honor with his delicious cake: Related posts: Easter Dinner No. 2: The O’D’s Wild Card Saturday at Kelli and Patrick’s Our Godson Hugh Turns […]

entertaining, family

Easter Dinner No. 2: The O’D’s

Kelli and Patrick were the gracious hosts of Easter Dinner No. 2. Three families gathered around the dining room table, and Patrick’s ham was the centerpiece of a lovely spring meal. Related posts: Easter Dinner No. 1: Les Gilberts Christmas […]

family, restaurants

Mountain House with Grandmom

After spending the afternoon at Grandmom’s apartment, the family went out for an early supper: pizza at the Mountain House. The pizza there is as good as you’ll find anywhere. Really thin crust, nice sauce. And the service is friendly. […]

family, outings

Mom and Her Winning Flowers

Mom took a flower arranging class, and took honorable mention at her first showing at the Nyack Garden Club’s annual Flower Show. Way to go! Related posts: Supper at the Ranch Pretty Flowers A Lawn Party at John and Philippe’s

entertaining, family

Supper at the Ranch

We hadn’t been to the Ranch in quite a while, so to squeeze in a visit, we made a rare Friday night date. I had frozen the leftover ham from last week’s book club meeting, but it seemed a perfect […]

family

Our Godson Hugh Turns Four!

SCF fans may remember way back when we welcomed Hugh into this world: Welcome, Hugh Edward O’Donnell. Things have sure changed! (Check out how he’s grown over the years!) Hugh is four years old now, and celebrated with a party […]

entertaining, family

Sunday Supper at the Ranch

Vegetarian chili, cornbread, and cookies — of course. Related posts: Sunday Supper at the Ranch Sunday Supper with Grandmom and the Ranchers: Burgers, Wedge and Corn Salad Sunday Night Supper: Mini-Thanksgiving Supper at the Ranch with Sarah, Mae, Jane and […]

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Takeout from La Verdad in Boston

For our final meal of the trip, we got some takeout from La Verdad — Ken Oringer’s Mexican restaurant near Fenway. Everything was mighty tasty. Related posts: Heading to Boston Lunch at the Union Oyster House in Boston Bon Chon […]

family

Fischer Recovering Nicely

After the aquarium, we went to visit Fischer. He’d had a rough night’s sleep, what with a loud crying child in the bed next to his, but he was still in good spirits and recovering nicely. Way to go little […]

family, outings

Reece at the New England Aquarium

Reece got a new iPod Touch before he left for Boston. Boy did it come in handy for making movies of swimming fish at the New England Aquarium! Related posts: Ice Skating with Reece at Frog Pond Baseball with Fisher; […]

family, restaurants

Lunch at Eastern Standard

Oysters and pasta for us. Grilled cheese sandwich and fries for Reece. Related posts: Breakfast in Boston: Eastern Standard Lunch at the Union Oyster House in Boston Lunch at Coppa in the South End Lunch at The Boathouse in Rockland, […]

family, outings

Let’s Bowl!

After Fenway, we went for a little bowling with the boys at Lucky Strike. As usual, I lost. But we all had fun! Related posts: A Tour of Fenway with the Family Baseball with Fisher; Legos with Reece Heading to […]

family

Heading to Boston

On Sunday, we headed to Boston. Not for a research or a restaurant trip  — though we did get to try some good eats. No, it was to help out with Fischer, who was having his ACL repaired at Boston […]

family

Recap of October Posts

SCF fans, I am trying. I’ve caught up with all of June, all of July (including our trip to the North Fork and a visit from Sarah, Wilson and the girls) and some of August. I still have September to […]

family

A Recap of Our Trip to Minnesota

Thanks Sour Cherry Fans, for hanging in there, even though our postings have become so infrequent. I am trying my darndest to catch up, and today, I did make some progress. Reports from our June trip to Minnesota are now […]

family

Welcome to the New Sour Cherry Farm

As you can see, we have a new look for Sour Cherry Farm. We’re still working out the details, but for now, please poke around. Let us know what’s working and what’s not. And if you’re looking for a favorite […]