Nothing gives me more hope for the future than weddings and the birth of babies.

Last weekend my niece tied the knot with a man she’s known since high school (she’s a doctor now). The wedding took place in beautiful Nahant, Massachusetts, in the same church were her parents were wed some thirty years ago.


Kate and Chris at alter

Bucking tradition, Kate chose her brother as “man of honor” instead of maid of honor. That’s him on the left holding the bouquet.

Kate’s aunts on her mother’s side appeared in royal headgear (

Susan's hat

I might have felt under dressed if I hadn’t brought the lovely shawl that a dear friend of my heart made for me!

Kate and me

Here’s wishing the happy couple endless joy and prosperity!

It’s time for me to get back to my knitting…