13 August 2012


The timing didn't work out for Chris and I to take a full week-long vacation, but we declared it to be Vacation Time anyway. While at home, we made fancy drinks, went on a trail run, gardened on the patio and watched the Olympics. We were able, however, to escape for a few days to beautiful Cape Ann, Massachusetts. On a whim, we booked a room at an oceanside inn in Gloucester.

It was a great getaway. We stopped in Northampton on the way there to walk around and grab lunch. We went running both mornings we were away, sat out on ocean rocks, caught a few rays and took our time doing everything.

On the way back, we stopped in Pittsfield for my mom's art opening at the First Fridays Artswalk. The Artswalk is a monthly event where downtown Pittsfield shops transform into art galleries featuring some of the very best of the Berkshire artists. Read more about the night and Susan Himmel Art here.


  1. I love Gloucester. Glad you and Chris got the chance to go.

  2. Gloucester is such a pretty city! Hope it was lots of fun!

  3. In this distance is Thatcher Island with its twin lighthouses.

  4. I really like your blog dear!
    Keep going with the great work!


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