The Stakes of Everyday Life

I saw Matthew Weiner, the creator of Mad Men, speak last night at the MFA. He was witty and very chatty. He wore bright red socks with his dark suit. He told us that, like all writers, he draws on his personal experiences when writing. He had a crush on his babysitter when he was […]

The Beach

I hadn’t been to the beach all summer, until this week. I went to Spectacle Island on Monday. The island is a 15-minute ferry ride from downtown. Luckily I found a strip of beach hidden away, because there were about 15 four-year-olds squealing about swimming at the main beach on the ride over. It was […]

If Only This Were True

How do I love the British…let me count the ways. Check out Google UK.