Hidden Boston – Bay Village

November 8, 2017

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bay village town houses

Boston is such a great city for walking. A few weeks ago, a dear friend took me for a walking tour of Bay Village in Boston. Bay Village is the smallest officially recognized neighborhood in Boston and is home to about 1300 residents. It is near Back Bay and the architecture is very similar to […]

More fall scenes

November 1, 2017

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pumpkin patch

I just love fall in New England. The crisp, clear days and beautiful colors make up for some of the awful winters we have. One of our local churches has a pumpkin festival every year. They sell every imaginable size and shape of pumpkin and donate the proceeds to charity. Enjoy!

A local walk in the woods

October 25, 2017

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wellesley college lake waban

Even though I live in a suburban, built-up area, I can still find nice, natural places to walk.  One such place is the campus at Wellesley College, specifically around their Lake Waban. It was a glorious fall day last week and I wanted to take advantage of this nice weather.  Here are some of the […]

Working in the 21st Century

October 18, 2017

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working in 21st century

Boy, times sure have changed. Sometimes I feel that I was born in the wrong century. My volunteer consulting project recently started up. I am very excited about this year’s team since we have a mix of both “older” volunteers (older meaning they are over 50) and “younger” volunteers (younger being under 30). Everyone is […]

Peep is in the house

October 11, 2017

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peep

The other day I was hard at work at my computer, er rather I was attempting to reach Level 400 in Candy Crush, when I heard Mr. Ken come back from shopping. I thought I heard him say: “Peep is in the house.” I will admit that I am getting a bit more hard of […]

Things that make me happy

October 4, 2017

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things that make me happy

It really is the small things that make life worth living. As we enter the season of cooler days and longer nights, I find it important to find ways to keep my spirits up. Here are some things that make me happy. 1. Trader Joe’s Cold Brew Coconut Coffee. I treat myself to this whenever […]

Awful marketing

September 27, 2017

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awful marketing

What ever happened to honesty and integrity? I know, I know, I am asking a rhetorical question, but two recent incidents really got me thinking. By now, you all must have heard of the Equifax data breach. At least 143 million names, birthdates and social security numbers were stolen by hackers getting into Equifax. Now […]