Summer of Shandy

  I found my Shandy Bass hiding in the back of my fridge the other day. I had it with dinner tonight. Two of my favorite things on a hot summer day: beer and lemonade. I found it to be quite sweet. There is sweetener added to it, and it was a bit much for […]

A Perfect Summer Day

  My friend Marge visited over the weekend. We experienced a perfect summer day in Newburyport. What does a perfect summer day entail? Well, in my world, it entails: Drinking watermelon beer at a waterfront bar.                   Coming across a sculpture park and posing with the sculptures. […]

It’s Still Summer!

  I winced when I looked at the calendar the other day and saw that August is upon us. To add insult to injury, I received my first “back to school” ad in the mail today. No. Just no. In other news, dear readers…has anyone ever had an itchy rash that consists of a few […]

Rock Star Weekend

  Thanks to Abby for helping me check off two birthday list items in the past two days. One was planned and one was not. Chronologically, we’ll start with the unplanned one. We saw Guster on Friday night. We knew we were going to be on the guest list, but imagine our surprise when the […]

The Hills Were Alive

Have returned from the land of freedom and unity. My brother Justin and I spent a few days in the Killington and Stowe areas. The short version of the trip is: Hiked for seven hours straight one day. I didn’t think I was going to make it out of the woods alive. Toasted marshmallows over […]