Category Archives: Sophie/Grammy Day

Sophie

Sophie turned 9 yesterday!!!  The day before I did an assembly for the three fourth grade classes, including Sophie’s at p.s. 334. This morning I drove to Randall’s Island in New York City to cheer her on in the 5k … Continue reading

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Wolves, Bobcats, Foxes

Great Sophie/Grammy and Linda Day adventure yesterday at the Lakota Wolf Preserve in Columbia, NJ, in western NJ near the PA border.  Jim and Becky gave terrific commentaries chock full of fascinating information and great stories, including about the time … Continue reading

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1/2 a ping pong table

Yesterday Sophie, who was here for the day, asked me to play ping pong. Typically I’m willing to move my piles of work off the table that is in my basement office.  However my work wasn’t the only stuff on … Continue reading

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Sophie Update

Totally happy today to catch up via Skype with Sophie, who spends eight weeks in the summer with her mother’s family in Switzerland.  She was bursting with stories – – the time in Italy when her daddy was with them … Continue reading

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Sophie Trip

Just back from our annual road trip with Sophie, which always includes time at Mystic Aquarium.  Last year we had a “close encounter” with a beluga whale, this year with a penguin, actually two because the first one had a … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Riding

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Trail Ride

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Trial Ride with Sophie and Happy Birthday Frances Perkins

I’m going on a trail ride with my granddaughter Sophie (she’s on Spring break) tomorrow, April 10th, and you can be sure, I’ll remember to tell her that it’s the birthday of Frances Perkins, the first woman in the U.S … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! There were two main through-lines for me in 2011–happily giving book talks about Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World and sharing my granddaughter Sophie’s love of horses, (which included me … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Sophie!

Today is my granddaughter Sophie’s eighth birthday. She was three years old when I started writing Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World & six when I finished and became ever more interested and … Continue reading

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