Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Brrrr, it’s hot outside!

Wow, July is almost over–can you believe how fast time flies? It’s been a very wet and fairly hot summer which my allergies and adipose deposits (from lack of outdoor activity due to heat intolerance) have thoroughly taken advantage of. … Continue reading

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Newton

When you read the name “Newton”, you probably think of Sir Isaac Newton and the laws of physics he formulated that we have all learned either in school, perhaps unwillingly, or in life, unknowingly. My favorite demonstration of his 3rd … Continue reading

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Culinary Colour Palettes

For years, I have had several “go-to” items that I make for gatherings and get-togethers: mashed potatoes, potato salad, green bean casserole, or dessert. As far as dessert goes, my signature recipe has been key lime pie since 1994. I … Continue reading

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See that tower over there?

My paternal grandfather, who I never met, was a watchmaker who eventually started a business in the city of Lawrence, Massachusetts. Lawrence has a highway, Route 495, that cuts through it and as the highway becomes a double-decker bridge and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Memories

Coming from a large family can be such a blessing, especially when it comes to the holidays. I have so many memories of our families from both sides, getting together for various occasions: holidays, weddings, christenings, birthdays, funerals, family reunions, … Continue reading

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Lots of Fluff

Today’s topic is brought to you courtesy of Facebook and our son, who posted this on my timeline sometime in the wee hours of the night while he was catching up on some procrastination projects: Of course, I had to … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather

Because we live in a military town, there are people here from all different parts of the country, including New England and New York. I have always noticed people’s accents and when I hear one that is not Southern, my … Continue reading

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