Nashville, ya’ll. Nashville!!!

Last week was spring break here in New England but the weather felt more like winter.  Desperate for some sun and above freezing temps, the kiddies and I booked a last minute trip to the warmest place I could find for the cheapest plane ticket. That place happened to be Nashville. When you don't plan... Continue Reading →

Everything, everything we hope we can be…

Sometimes a simple little Internet search will unearth something totally unexpected and completely wonderful.  Motivated by the fact that it's Women's History Month and by all the stories I've been reading about strong women, I decided I wanted to write a piece about my maternal grandmother who, though not famous, was a pretty amazing and... Continue Reading →

John and Yoko and the Vernal Equinox

Does it come as a surprise to anyone, anywhere that John and Yoko were married on the vernal equinox? Of course it doesn't! The vernal equinox is the most perfectly balanced day of the year AND the most hopeful one. It's a day meant for peace and harmony and light. It's better than the other equinox... Continue Reading →

Empower a girl, change the world…

"And your arm felt nice wrapped 'round my shoulder. And I had a feeling that I belonged. I had a feeling I could be someone, be someone, be someone." - t.c Every girl deserves a chance to be someone regardless of her family's financial means or life situation. That's why I'm dedicating all of my... Continue Reading →

Sunday Funday at the MFA

I don't know if you've heard but southeastern Massachusetts got pummelled by the storm that tore up the East Coast this past weekend. The nor'easter whipped through on Friday night and left a wake of flooded basements, toppled trees and downed power lines. 100% of my little coastal town was without electricity until today. Our... Continue Reading →

That one time, in Providence…

Ah, divine Providence. No, no... not God's intervention in the world. Providence, Rhode Island. You know- that little city in that little state that you probably never think about. It's ok, I don't blame you. Why would you think about a smudge of a spot when the world is vast and amazing and full of... Continue Reading →

12 days into 2018 and…

I'm at a loss for words. I really am. I have just typed, erased, typed, erased, typed and erased again the first sentence to this post, where I had planned to express my feelings about the President of the United States describing other countries as "shitholes". But now I can't because I simply cannot articulate... Continue Reading →

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