Dinner Downtown 1

This being an historic town and one close to a major tourist destination, Berlin offers a wide array of dining options within walking distance of our house. Last night, with M’s family in town, we decided to walk to Main Street for dinner at the local fine dining establishment. The food was excellent–this is not ...

Sleeping out 1

This weekend, while my wife was away, my good friend, whose wedding I officiated in February, came down for a visit. Along with my newly minted brother-in-law, together we finished unloading our trailer and getting all the furniture moved into the new house. We still have a lot of unpacking to do, books to shelve ...

Moving out 1

The moving out experience has been a little different from the moving-in. This time, instead of a crew packing our boxes for us, we’ve spent the better part of the past month wrapping plates in paper, layering glass picture frames between folded sheets and towels, stacking books in small boxes, sorting through the detritus of ...