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Roast Beef and Chicken

I finally went to two restaurants that I’ve been hearing about for years. Sam LaGrassa’s is a lunch spot near my office.                 A few coworkers and I went for lunch at 11:30, because there is not a lot of seating and the place is packed at lunchtime. […]

A Is for Aloe and Apple

So aloe vera juice is a thing. I had read about it months ago somewhere and didn’t give it another thought until I saw it on the shelf at Trader Joe’s. I bought a bottle and tried it the other day. I found it to be kind of weird. Like drinking a flower…but a weird […]

Year 14

It’s frightening how fast 2017 has gone. It’s time for my 14th annual birthday list already. I started off strong with the help of my friend Daisy last weekend. We went to Harvard Bookstore’s warehouse sale, which happens twice a year. The last thing I need is more books, but I told myself I would […]

A Taste of Home

I’ve lived in the same general area of Boston for 16 years and have never owned a car. That partially explains why it took me so long to check out an ice cream (well, frozen custard) shop that is not accessible by subway. As a passenger in a car, I would ride by this ice […]

A New England Delicacy

I finally tried the New England delicacy known as fluffernutter. I’m not sure why it took me 18 years to try it since marshmallow is in my top 5 foods list. But the past is the past. Marshmallow Fluff was created in Somerville, MA, hence the regionalism. I haven’t bought white bread in years, so […]