Typically, I don’t like to leave the peninsula on a holiday weekend, even though that was not always the case. Back in the day I would think nothing of piling the kids in the minivan and driving to a far-off location for some family fun and adventure. But with the kids out of the house, I really enjoy being home and soaking up the beauty of our small slice of paradise here in Rockaway.
This year however brought us invitations to two destination weddings, a sure sign that we have arrived at an age when as they say it’s either wakes or weddings; and we certainly prefer the latter. The first wedding earlier this summer took us a to a location we had never been before, so it was an adventure! And the wedding itself was a blast, with people