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Archive for July, 2012

Benig’s First Camping Trip

Benig enjoyed his first camping trip!  We decided to take him to Grape Island, one of the Boston Harbor Islands in Boston Harbor.  In retrospect, we realize that camping on an ISLAND was particularly risky- there was no way out if he flipped out.  But like good first time parents, we went without thinking, and [...]

Happy on the Beach

Benig loves the beach.  We went to the beach four times in the month of June!  He’s happy as a clam in the sand!  (And is too young to understand that his parents are too scatterbrained to buy real beach gear, like umbrellas and mats.)

Benig’s First Fireworks

Benig attended his first fireworks show in Somerville, at the celebration the city holds in a park just behind our house the weekend before the 4th of July. At first Benig was nervous about what was to come. But when the fireworks started, Benig enjoyed the sights and sounds for a while… … until he [...]