for those of you who've been following the warmer, sunnier side of december/january on this blog, here are some recent pictures from my sister (donna) in rhode island.
below: front porch
below: back porch
below: flashback - james and the hot seat (for more, see the post entitled) "gift exchange highlights," november, 2008
if you want a clue into our obsession with the hot seat, the picture (below) reveals the subtle brainwashing process that one experiences as a young martineau...
james, in the hot seat, living room, 1995-ish.