September’s Coming Soon

  September’s coming soon. Tomorrow, in fact. Too soon if you ask me. This is one of my favorite songs. I think of it as an “end of summer” song. Strangely enough, last September was the end of R.E.M. I miss them. Maybe I will make this September an all R.E.M. month on my CD […]

A Peapod Christmas

  Every time Peapod arrives at my door, it feels like Christmas. Mainly because so many items come in their own bags. It oddly feels like unwrapping presents. What’s this small cylindrical item? Oh, the Off! spray I ordered. What’s this cold, hard rectangle? Oh, the cheese I ordered. These presents make me feel guilty […]

Bidding Adieu: The Sequel

  Have you ever been talking with someone on the phone, and you say your goodbyes, and then one of you says, “Oh, wait…” And then you talk for 20 more minutes? Or maybe you have seen someone off on a train or subway, and you say your goodbyes, but you keep waving at each […]

Bidding Adieu to Summer

  I said farewell to summer the other day. I visited a local park that has a conservation area. As I rambled down the paths,                           I inhaled the smell of earth and plants. I absorbed the sounds of crickets and birds singing […]

Fisherman’s Feast

  I finally made it to the Fisherman’s Feast in Boston’s Italian neighborhood. I met Abby and Rachael around dinnertime and we took it all in. Even though I’m only 25% Italian, I always feel “at home” around Italian people. And of course, Italian is my favorite type of food. Abby and I decided to […]