fairy tale princess May 23, 2018
just do it May 16, 2018

Make way for ducklings

May 9, 2018



You may be familiar with the children’s book, “Make Way for Ducklings.” If not, this is a children’s book about a pair of mallard ducks who decide to raise their family on an island in a lagoon at the Boston Public Garden. This is the sculpture, capturing those cute ducklings. Every season, they sport new […]

Let it go

May 2, 2018


let it go

This sounds a lot easier than it is. I am a person who likes to be in total control of my life. This started from a very young age and I was raised by very strict parents. My whole life was pretty much charted out for me: be a good student, get into a good […]

Spring is here – finally!

April 25, 2018



So finally this week, we were able to shed our winter coats and wear spring clothes. It sure took long enough. Now I am a die-hard New Englander, but even this cold weather threw me. Here is just one sign of spring – pansies. Did you know that the official flower of my hometown is […]

Surreal customer service

April 18, 2018


surreal customer service

Queue the Twilight Zone music. . . I had another surreal customer service experience. On March 5, I went in person to close my account at Citizens Bank. I should have known something would be amiss since it was first day of work for the teller who helped me. Score one for the teller, he […]

Do you solemnly swear?

April 11, 2018


Death, taxes and jury duty are the only sure things in this life. My time has come to be summoned for jury duty. I got summoned to Wrentham District Court. Now Wrentham is nowhere near here I live, but since it is in the same county, I can get called there. Normally, one wouldn’t associate […]