Tag Archives: romance

Magical Newport

I love to write about the places we visit because so many of them have come to have a special place in our hearts. It’s when a trip becomes a journey, when a story becomes your story, and a town becomes a perfect little bubble. For us, it was the tale of our first trip […]

A Spin on a Schooner

Our final day in Newport was also our departure day, but Jen made sure to fill my birthday trip (which I had turned into our engagement trip) with wonderful experiences. It was a beautiful and breezy day, perfect for a sail. I threw on my Sox hat and got back to my New England roots, […]

Block Island Time

Our second day in Newport gave us a chance to head out on the ferry to Block Island, one of my favorite places on the planet. Since Jen had never been, and I hadn’t been for over 20 years, we took to the seas on a quiet morning not sure what the day had in […]

Castle Hill Inn

The Bling Before the Brunch As a guy, it’s a funny thing when you start dating somebody whom you think you could marry one day. There are all of these stages I never would have expected. I guess I just figured one day you wake up knowing it, but it’s different. You kind of always […]