Back in the Saddle

  Wow, I’ve been gone awhile. I’ve been busy doing who knows what. I also went to Freeport, Maine, for a weekend and subsequently got a cold and hacking cough. The food alone was worth it, though.                                     […]

Small Business Saturday

  I avoided the Black Friday fray; how about you? I will do some shopping tomorrow in honor of Small Business Saturday. I’m giving myself an early Christmas present tonight: seeing Ray LaMontagne do a solo acoustic show. Ben Gibbard and Ray LaMontagne in the same month? Someone was a nice girl this year!!  

A Little Taste of [Second] Home and Green News

  Pret a Manger is opening in Boston. It’s a little taste of London down the street from my office. I wonder how Americanized the menu will be. I want an egg mayo with watercress!!! In “third home” news, Brookline has banned Styrofoam, and may also ban non-compostable plastic bags. Yayyyy, Brookline. I hope this […]

Happy Holidays

  As of November 1, retailers have deemed it “the holiday season.” I’m still thinking about how it would have been nice to hit the beach another time, and now I’m being told to start thinking about buying holiday gifts?? It’s too much. Another thing that’s too much = the election. I’m a nervous wreck […]

A Peapod Christmas

  Every time Peapod arrives at my door, it feels like Christmas. Mainly because so many items come in their own bags. It oddly feels like unwrapping presents. What’s this small cylindrical item? Oh, the Off! spray I ordered. What’s this cold, hard rectangle? Oh, the cheese I ordered. These presents make me feel guilty […]