Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Well This is Interesting.

My blog is blowing up. I mean it, it is exploding with views, and I have absolutely no idea why. This is, sadly, a very beloved, but a neglected blog. I started it, I think, in 2007. I had no … Continue reading

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The Whistler

I am confounded by social media. There are days I swear I’ll delete my FaceBook account and transform that wasted time into a productive hobby such as a search for a cure for dropsy or bilious fever. I am afraid … Continue reading

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The Big, Huge, Enormous, Gargantuan and Mighty Downsize

My darling husband and I have embarked on quite possibly the most daunting and challenging mission of our nearly quarter-century together. We are selling our house. I admit that I am the galvanizing force in this adventure. I have been … Continue reading

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Where to begin again?

Hello again! It’s been months of procrastinating, neglect, negligent slackerdom. I could name 70 more adjectives for my writing dodge but it all boiled down to a firm belief that I had absolutely NOTHING to say. Massive writer’s block. Much … Continue reading

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The Rare October Snow Storm of 2011

We are digging out of about 5 inches of wet, heavy snow to make a path for the Trick-or-Treaters tomorrow night. It’s a rare October snow storm and we escaped the worst of it; central and western Massachusetts are buried … Continue reading

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The Scream Theme is SKULLS

Can you believe it’s that time of year again? I have to admit, it really caught me unaware and totally unprepared. It seems like just yesterday I was writing about…HALLOWEEN!!!!! Having the very good fortune of living close to but … Continue reading

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This Week Wrap-up

Saturday Wrap-Up. It’s been a busy week. My darling and beloved sister Kate has come for a brief visit. It’s always so good to see her. She’s been in California for over twenty years but I miss her more each … Continue reading

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Two reasons I’m afraid of Whitey Bulger

Am I really afraid of Whitey Bulger? I’m not connected in any way with organized crime, corruption or any of the various aspects that go along with the seedy underbelly of life. I have no reason to be checking over … Continue reading

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Is Fido invited?

I grew up in a household with at least one dog. Sometimes there were two and occasionally we had a stray hang around our yard for anywhere from a couple of days up to a couple of weeks. Oh, and … Continue reading

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A quick look at this corner of the world

Here are a few thoughts before I have to dash. Forgiveness for the rush job. Dogtown by Elyssa East is probably my favorite book this year. It’s so well done and informative. Congratulations to Ms. East for her PEN award, … Continue reading

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