Another New England Delicacy

I’ve lived in Boston for almost two decades and yet I’d never heard of the New England delicacy known as Richie’s Slush…until a few coworkers started raving about it in the office. Some of us hadn’t heard of Richie’s (I wasn’t the only one), so we asked what it was like. One of the raving […]

Bargain Shopping and Beer

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than bargain shopping and drinking beer? I grew up going to garage sales, flea markets, antique markets, you name it. So I was elated to finally make it to the Cambridge Antique Market.             Allen and I spent a couple of hours […]

Lamplighter and Lilypad

I went to a new brewery and a new (to me) music venue the other day. Lamplighter Brewing Company is a hip little spot in Cambridge. A small taproom is connected to its brewery. And there is a “cafe” within the taproom. Genius! You can get good coffee and good beer in the same place. […]

Forty-Two

The time has come to commence my 13th annual birthday list. My friend Daisy helped me kick it off last weekend. First, she helped me make a paper circuit (which I had never heard of before) at a great family makerspace called Parts and Crafts. We visited on a Saturday afternoon and it was buzzing […]

Sunset cruise outside of the Kennedy compound in Hyannis, MA

Birthday #41

This summer went by faster than usual. I’m still in denial that it’s over…but in four days, it’s the official start of fall and there is no denying it. So here is a belated birthday recap aka the last item on my birthday list. I like to avoid renting a car on my birthday trips […]