Image from Barefoot Contessa
Another secret to summer success: pack light. We all know it - the problem (at lest for this modern family) seems to lie in the execution. In addition if you know of a way to prevent grandmothers from giving grandchildren all your old junk each time they visit your old home please let us know.
Image from Meet the Hilfigers
We loved this piece in the NY Times on the summer and life value found in being a camp counselor versus a summer spent getting people coffee and donuts at Google: The Camp Counselor vs. The Intern.