Story Hour

A friend and I saw one of our childhood heroes the other day: Judy Blume. She's touring the country for her new novel, In the Unlikely Event. I haven't read any of her books in decades, but when I heard that she was coming to my neighborhood bookstore, I had. to. go. I remembered loving... Continue Reading →

The Wild West and the 1980s

  I've closed out the ninth annual birthday list with a film about the Wild West and a meal at an '80s-themed diner. The other night I watched Stagecoach (#63 in AFI's Top 100 Movie List). I became cast under the spell of a fella named John Wayne. Where has he been all my life?... Continue Reading →

Must-Read for Bostonians

  This article about Boston's public transport system will strike fear in the heart of any Bostonian who uses public transportation. I am now grateful whenever I reach a destination on the T in one piece. This system is running on a wing and a prayer*.   * I don't use this phrase nearly enough.... Continue Reading →

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