Triple Play

  First things first: A friend lost her husband to cancer yesterday. Tell all your loved ones that you love them today. I added three things to the birthday list yesterday. I started off the day by visiting the Prescott House. I’ve now seen all of the historic homes in Boston proper. The Prescott House […]

Oscar Grant III

  I don’t remember hearing about Oscar Grant III, the young black man who was fatally shot by a transit officer in a BART station on New Year’s Day 2009. A story such as this is hard to forget. I saw a sneak preview of the film Fruitvale Station last night. The film chronicles Oscar’s […]

At This Moment

  Just found out that Gary David Goldberg, the creator of Family Ties, passed away a few days ago. This is very strange timing because I was talking to a friend today about his blog post about the Family Ties theme song. I have few vivid childhood memories to speak of, but one of them […]

South Berwick, Maine

  Having visited South Berwick, Maine, yesterday, I am halfway done with the birthday list. Phew. Linda and I visited two lovely historic homes. Our first stop was the Sarah Orne Jewett House. I had heard her name before and knew that she was an author. After visiting her house, I’ll be looking for her […]

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

  I returned to the MSPCA to find kittens galore.                                           I also found degus, one of which who gnawed on my finger. I opened my mailbox today to find a job advertisement for the […]