Between triple digit temperatures and no rain, this summer has been a hot, crispy one here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  I love taking photos outside and found it difficult to get out as often in the extreme heat this month.  Fortunately I got to spend a few days in both Toronto and Dallas (where it was surprisingly cooler than […]

After tennis class today, the Midtown Athletic Club held a watermelon eating contest as a fundraiser for the local blood bank.  Sofia came in third place and won four tickets to a Royals game.  In hindsight, I probably shouldn’t have dressed her in a white t-shirt.  At least there is a lot of red mixed into […]