Yet more fun in Cambridge

July 20, 2016


cambridge flower shop window

Okay, so here is yet(!) another blog post about my love of Cambridge. What can I say? I love Cambridge. I love it for so many reasons: * It’s invigorating to walk through the different neighborhoods and just people watch. * It has the energy of a city, without being overwhelming like Boston or Manhattan […]

It’s all about the kayaking

July 13, 2016



I can finally breathe a sigh of relief. I thought I would be more emotional about it, but I feel as though a great weight has been lifted. Now, I can focus on enjoying the summer. And that means kayaking! No big insights this week – I’m more tired than I thought I would be […]

Mail problem solved

July 6, 2016


problem solved

Sometimes you just have to take matters into your own hands. Enough of being nice and following the rules. It was simple enough. If there is no mailbox for mail, mail can’t be delivered, right? So as not to unduly confuse the postman, I posted this sign in the same spot where the mailbox used […]

Trolls – the good kind

June 29, 2016


the troll family

I am very sorry that trolls have a bad reputation. As a child, I played with trolls and they were some of my favorite toys. Here is my collection, saved from the junk man. Of course, I had to bring these to my home. Although, I am not sure Mr. Ken was as excited as […]

Surreal customer service

June 22, 2016


surreal customer service

Once upon a time there was a nice lady named Nancy, who always tried to be a responsible adult. After her mother died, Nancy dutifully changed the mailing address to her own house. She even went in person to the local post office to do this. A week later, mail was still coming to the […]

Happy memories

June 15, 2016


school house

It has been tough to clean out my childhood home and get it ready to sell. In some ways, this has been harder on me than the week the my dear Mom died. But, somehow I am managing to get through it. Cleaning out the house has had some happy moments too. As I was […]

What a little paint and polish can do!

June 8, 2016


living room after

Okay, here it is – the before and after pictures. I now consider myself quite knowledgeable in: plumbing plastering painting. Who knew? As I walk through the beautiful clean house with the gleaming hardwood floors and newly painted walls, I hardly recognize the place! We took up the wall-to-wall carpet, which has hidden the hardwood […]