“Here’s what I see all across this great city – people working together to make Boston a better place to live and to raise children, to grow and pursue dreams.” ~ Thomas Menino Growing up, living only three hours (give or take traffic) from, you would think I would be well acquainted with the city that birthed the American Revolution. ….
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Another weekend. Another adventure! I am on the train again, headed to the South Shore. Sunshine, waves AND maybe a history lesson or two? What could be better? Nothing! That is what! I am so excited. Especially because I am traveling in style. The Acela line is one for speedy, business, no time to waste people. Because of that, it ….
“I love out-of-the-way, rugged places. For me, holidays are about the experiences, and the people, and the memories, rather than sitting on a nice beach getting tanned. I try to plant myself where I am and embrace what is there in front of me.” ~ Evelyn Glennie A sign of a great town, is its restaurants. Being a foodie in ….
“What is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see I wrote some notes at the beginning of a song someone will sing for me America, you great unfinished symphony, you sent for me You let me make a difference” ~ Hamilton: The Musical Here in the states we are gearing up for the Fourth ….
Moment of truth: Beach town shopping can be a tad tacky. Gaudy prints, bathing suits galore. way over priced products and materials you know are going to disintegrate upon first wash. (even on the delicate cycle.) I must say I was happily surprised about the shopping in Greenport. It had all the couture of the Hamptons. Being just two hours ….
Let me first begin this with, I survived! Secondly, let me state I can never show my face in Greenport again – joking…Kinda To say it was a fun weekend, would be a huge understatement. Having never been to Greenport before, I had no idea what to expect. It is touted as the less prentenious, cheaper alternative of the Hamptons. They ….
“We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.” ~ John F. Kennedy I won’t serenade you with Willie Nelson again. Actually I think Beach Boys is much more fitting anywho. Nope, I am doing what the thousands ….
“Sailing a boat calls for quick action, a blending of feeling with the wind and water as well as with the very heart and soul of the boat itself. Sailing teaches alertness and courage, and gives in return a joyousness and peace that but few sports afford.” ~ George Matthew Adams Two years ago, to celebrate my old age, my ….
If you live in New England, it is probably a very safe and winning bet, that you went to Storyland as a kid. And as an angsty teenager rolled your eyes at the catchy tag line, when you were dragged to the park by younger kids. Living just fifteen minutes from the park, my siblings and I would go with our parents ….
I travel a lot. Mostly by public transportation. Train, air, and at times car if I take lots of dramamine. Since I tend to travel with the masses, the gaul and schnoz the some people have tends to amaze me. Many times I have to clamp down on my pedestrian rage and just shake my head. There seems to be ….