We ate, we drank a glass, we reveled…

Surfing along couches with focus and determination. Practicing standing with elite athletic determination. Wobbling with pride while seeking reassurance with dancing brown eyes. Freedom as certain and as fragile as an arm’s reach. The day is busy for a one-year-old.

Exploring and adventure were on tap during a recent visit with my daughter and granddaughter just outside of Boston. The weather, splendid. New England in…