Thanksgiving Portraits

This year we had Thanksgiving at my cousin's home just outside of DC. This was Chris & Kelly's first year hosting and they didn't shy away from the challenge, they served a beautiful Thanksgiving dinner to 17 people! The day was filled with busyness, at least for the ladies in attendance...most of the guys tended to the fire-pit and the tasty homemade wine that Chris' dad whips up every year from his own hobby vineyard. It was a beautiful day filled with laughter, sunshine, reconnecting, and a lot of teamwork to pull off a superb meal. I am already looking forward to Kelly's second Thanksgiving!

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Fall Weekends in Skaneateles

This is a glimpse into my life with Lee and Charlotte over the past few weeks. We celebrated fall's arrival by raking leaves, carving pumpkins & trick-or-treating. On lousy weather weekends we go swimming as a family, Charlotte and I go to the Skaneateles YMCA a lot during the week to get our swim on. I am trying to get her into any sport but ice hockey--I freeze in rinks with my southern blood!

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