Earth Hour and Earring Jackets

Earth Hour is at 8:30 pm (local time) tonight! The World Wildlife Fund has sponsored this global initiative since 2008. Hundreds of towns and cities in hundreds of countries participate to bring awareness to the issue of climate change. If you haven't participated before, it's easy! Just turn off your lights for an hour tonight.... Continue Reading →

Time for Dessert

I tried Indian pudding the other day. It's a dessert native to New England, so it was fitting that I tried it at Durgin-Park, one of the city's oldest restaurants.                 I loved this dessert because (A) I love molasses. Note that one needs to feel strong affection... Continue Reading →

Feeling Irish

Happy St. Patrick's Day! I'm celebrating with a Shamrock shake, green Peeps, and some Cranberries.                     I feel a little more legit about celebrating St. Patrick's Day since discovering that I have a few Irish ancestors. According to AncestryDNA, I am 4 percent Irish! I couldn't... Continue Reading →


After being out of touch for nine years, eBay and I have been reacquainted. It all started over some lotion. I discovered Crabtree and Evelyn's Iris scent a few years ago. It's expensive, so I have treated myself to a bottle of the lotion a couple of times per year. When I started a new... Continue Reading →

Ls and Qs

Only five more bars left on the A–Z list so I'm right on track. I had hot pot for the first time at a hot spot a couple of weeks ago: Q Restaurant.                 I'm not sure what I ordered, but it was good! The waiter placed a... Continue Reading →

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