What’s the Rush??

  In the past two days, I’ve witnessed the near-death experiences of two pedestrians. They walked blatantly in front of traffic. My fellow pedestrians: the red hand means don’t go; the white walking man means go. What’s the rush? I know we’re in the city and we all have places to go. But can we […]

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 […]

Fisherman’s Feast

  I finally made it to the Fisherman’s Feast in Boston’s Italian neighborhood. I met Abby and Rachael around dinnertime and we took it all in. Even though I’m only 25% Italian, I always feel “at home” around Italian people. And of course, Italian is my favorite type of food. Abby and I decided to […]

Boston from the 26th Floor

  I checked out the Marriott Custom House‘s observation deck over the weekend. It was sweet! The public is escorted to the 26th floor once daily. The observation deck is great…there are tables and chairs so you can relax and take in the view. Plus there is a soundtrack: jazz is piped into the deck […]