Category Archives: friends far

a very beantown birthday.

On the Thursday before Sarah’s birthday I headed to school at lunch time to eat with the kiddos. First with Ephraim… and it’s a good thing we had some quality time together, because as it would turn out I wouldn’t see him again for a week. Sarah vetoed Gigi’s Cupcakes for her birthday treat in […]

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NYC in (a few) pictures (and parentheses)

School starts tomorrow and I can hear angels singing. This Summer has been wonderful but this mama is ready for a schedule again! I could write an entire post about my struggles as a “hybrid” mama (working with kids in tow…fun times!), and maybe I will. But not tonight. Tonight I’m catching up on my […]

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inside.

On our Isle of Palms vacation when we’re not beachside, we’re inside. And sometimes that’s just as much fun. The house we’ve stayed in for the last three years seems like it was made for our families. There are three master bedrooms and then a bedroom with two twins (for our two girls) and a […]

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beachside.

            While the major pull to Isle of Palms each Summer is the Cobb-Clark-Shertzer friendship trinity, the other siren call is that of the beach. Each year, this is the sight I love the most… watching all of my people loaded up, treking over “our hill” toward the beach. I’ll confess that sometimes in the […]

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born to be besties.

  After we left JoJo and Papa’s river house we loaded into the truck and headed straight for Isle of Palms (by way of one night at my Dad’s house) for our annual Cobb-Clark-Shertzer reunion. It’s our fourth year in a row to spend a week with these dear friends and our third year in a row to venture to the same […]

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