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 →

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 →

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 →

Home for the Holidays

I live in a teeny tiny town in a part of the state that's largely ignored. For whatever reason, the south coast of Massachusetts has lagged far behind other areas in terms of commerce and development. Even tourism--which the region is prime for because of its beautiful landscape and miles of shoreline-- is basically nonexistent in... Continue Reading →

I see London, I see France…

This Thanksgiving we traded turkey, stuffing, and mashies for wine, cheese, bread and surprisingly good pub food. Bucking tradition to travel this year seemed to be a trend if my friend's Insta and Facebook feeds are any indication. Lots of people headed north, south, east, and west to celebrate sans pumpkin pie or a doze in... Continue Reading →

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