X Marks the Spot

I’m approaching the end of the road with the A–Z list and I’m having to bend the rules a bit. X was tough…so I was forced to visit a place (a) that I’ve been to before and (b) that has an X in its “branding” but not in its actual name = Legal Crossing. AKA […]

Ayer Mansion and Gallery 360

Phew! I just hopped off the hamster wheel that is my life to do a quick check-in. Last weekend, I visited the Ayer Mansion. Its claim to fame is that it’s the sole surviving residence that was originally designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany.                 Yes, famed stained glass […]

Feeling Irish

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m celebrating with a Shamrock shake, green Peeps, and some Cranberries.                     I feel a little more legit about celebrating St. Patrick’s Day since discovering that I have a few Irish ancestors. According to AncestryDNA, I am 4 percent Irish! I couldn’t […]


After being out of touch for nine years, eBay and I have been reacquainted. It all started over some lotion. I discovered Crabtree and Evelyn’s Iris scent a few years ago. It’s expensive, so I have treated myself to a bottle of the lotion a couple of times per year. When I started a new […]

Ls and Qs

Only five more bars left on the A–Z list so I’m right on track. I had hot pot for the first time at a hot spot a couple of weeks ago: Q Restaurant.                 I’m not sure what I ordered, but it was good! The waiter placed a […]