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
In August I wrote a post about a tradition of watching the Perseid Meteor Showers with my husband, Charley and for our anniversary I signed us up for a membership in Skyscrapers, “a group of people who are interested in the wonders of the sky.” Seagrave Memorial Observatory in North Scituate, Rhode Island is alive … More To Infinity and Beyond!
Charley and I just returned from an ill-timed vacation to South Carolina with our friends, Mary and Jim. We had been busy at home and had not turned on the TV for a while. Oblivious to local and national events, last Tuesday we flew to Charleston, drove south to Hilton Head and planted ourselves smack … More Grilled Cheese Fixation
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
Last Sunday I had an interesting conversations with a five year-old. We were talking about travels along our bike path, which starts at the West Kingston Train Station and meanders through wooded areas and the Great Swamp into the coastal town of Narragansett. She was telling me about a section of the path inhabited by … More Fairies, Gnomes, Trolls & Imagination
Today it was important I overcome the obstacles holding me prisoner in the woods of South County and make a break for it. Marie, my eighty-seven year old neighbor (and biggest cheerleader for A Berkshire Tale) had broken her hip and was in a nursing home in town. I was worried and had to see for … More Why Is That Chicken Crossing the Road ?