Jackson Homestead and Museum

Allen and I visited Jackson Homestead and Museum in Newton, MA, recently. It is the first house I’ve been to that was a stop on the Underground Railroad. The house was built in 1809 by Timothy Jackson. His son, William, became an abolitionist and was one of two community members who offered his home as […]

Porcini’s and Cornish Pasty Co

I love Italian food; I say it’s in my blood. Ancestry DNA says I’m 13% Italian. So when Allen suggested we go to an Italian restaurant in Watertown that I hadn’t been to before, I was game. Porcini’s is a nice little restaurant with a dark and cozy ambiance. The tables were pretty close together, […]

A Cheese-y Night

Any day that includes cheese is a happy day in my book. So I greatly enjoyed a cheese tasting event at a local cheese shop, Curds & Co. Some friends and I enjoyed its “after dark” event that took place after the shop was closed to the public. We tried around 6 different cheeses that […]