Scott Alexander Serene passed away peacefully at home on August 4, 2015, in the arms of his loving wife. Born on July 27, 1972, in Stratford, New Jersey, Scott had the most extraordinary passion for life that was evident to everyone who met him. The only child of his caring parents, Scott went on to… 

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bubblegum ice cream

Lachlan turned five years old today. Cullen turned nine yesterday. There is something as delicious as bubblegum ice cream on an August evening about these summer birthday boys of mine. I’m not sure if it’s because I, too, was a summer baby. Or if it’s because I just love summer with its sandy toes and… 

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On being an adult.

As a child, I never worried much about being at adult, except in that I wouldn’t be able to do fun stuff all day long anymore. I spent my summer days, and evenings, at the pool. Erickson pool on Losey Boulevard. It was a quarter to get in, and I collected the entry tickets I’d… 

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If you’ve followed me for long at all, you know I have major wanderlust issues. I grew up traveling a fair bit with my family, more as a young adult and a lot as I grew, believing at the time the lie that “once you have children, you won’t be able to travel, so do… 

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