A Day At Long Island Aquarium

One of my/our favorite days of THE TRIP was visiting the butterflies and penguins (and other creatures) at Long Island Aquarium. Neil and I went years ago and we'd been looking forward to taking Isla (even before she was Isla). I honestly don't know who was more excited. Here are some photos from our day … Continue reading A Day At Long Island Aquarium


This Bride Really Did Cut The Cake

This was our wedding cake:   This was me actually cutting the cake.  With my concentration face on.  Apparently:   My thoughts went like this:  Are we actually s'posed to cut it?  Is this freaking marzipan?  I hate marzipan.  I specifically told the cake people 'no marzipan.'  Oh, well.  The mint chocolate layer will make … Continue reading This Bride Really Did Cut The Cake

Domesticated Penguins

I’m getting old.  And I don’t care.  I’m not going out with Sarge anymore.  Because we’re too busy staying in.  I can’t remember the last time I went to a club.  These days, the highlight of my Friday night is a new episode of Come Dine With Me.  And that’s OK. Take this weekend for … Continue reading Domesticated Penguins

15 Reasons Why Every Day Is World Penguin Day

Today is World Penguin Day. Sarge loves penguins.  If he had a spirit animal, a brother or a higher power, they would all be penguins.  They are all penguins. I have only just recently established that he loves me more than penguins.  Here are some reasons why that may be the greatest compliment I could … Continue reading 15 Reasons Why Every Day Is World Penguin Day