“Just Wait a Few Minutes!”

Last Wednesday was unseasonably warm. Since it’s February in New England, it should be extremely cold. But that day it reached 65 Fahrenheit  (18.3 degrees Celsius). It looked, smelled and felt more like a lovely, late spring day. Some friends and I decided to take advantage of the break in winter and go  to  the … More “Just Wait a Few Minutes!”

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Fall in South County

Mostly true story: Charley and I were sitting in a Dunkin’ Donuts last week and  a horse walks up to the Drive-up Window. The waitress looks out, surprised to see him standing there and exclaims, “Hey!” He says, “Yes, please, and could you throw in some extra ketchup?” (Now, I’ll bet you thought she was … More Fall in South County

An Ode To Hope And Joy

Where there is Hope there is Joy September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As many of you know, my husband Charley has been involved in studies at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland for over nine years. It’s been a long journey for us filled with extreme highs and lows. Years of operations, radiation, cryotherapy, chemotherapy, hormone … More An Ode To Hope And Joy

On Anniversaries and Other Life Adventures

Today, August 20th, Charley and I are celebrating our  Wedding Anniversary. He’s gone grocery shopping because he’s planning to make me my favorite meal; the first one he ever cooked for me when we were first dating – blue cheese asparagus chicken with rice and an angel food cake with chocolate frosting for dessert. Tonight … More On Anniversaries and Other Life Adventures

Mystic Seaport – America’s Leading Maritime Museum Part I

Since the 1600’s Mystic, Connecticut has been renowned for the craft of shipbuilding.  People from all over the world visit this historic area. Today, Mystic Seaport is America’s leading maritime museum. In the Henry B. Dupont Preservation Shipyard ships are still being built and restored. You can see an example of  a 19th-Century fishing schooner, … More Mystic Seaport – America’s Leading Maritime Museum Part I

Adventures with Friends – The Heritage Museums & Gardens

  As I mentioned in my last post, Charley and I spend time on Cape Cod with our friends, Jack and Jean. We’ve discovered a favorite place to visit in Sandwich called the Heritage Museums and Gardens. Every year, throughout the extensive botanical gardens, artist’s works are featured, interspersed among the many trees, flowering bushes, … More Adventures with Friends – The Heritage Museums & Gardens