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We go on a lot of family trips. Short and long. Local and far. Travel is one of my “things.” So is planning the aforementioned travel. I almost get a high out of planning our trips; the timing, the lodging, … Continue reading

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Share your memories!

My son started a new day camp this week and we arrived a little early the first day. We had to wait about 20 minutes to check him in, so I began doing what I frequently do when I’m stuck … Continue reading

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House calls

It’s almost fall, and that means colds and other various forms of sickness will start to be a regular occurrence in my home. My kids will make the inevitable trip to the doctors time and time again over the next … Continue reading

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Panic, fear and the unknown: My experience in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings

It is an incredibly horrible day here in Massachusetts. Two bombs went off within seconds of one another near the finish line of the Boston Marathon today. I was in the city during the event.  As a journalist, I feel … Continue reading

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Signs of spring

I was on my evening walk, when I passed my neighbor coming out to her car. She lives just far enough down the road that, like a true New Englander, I recognize her face, but don’t know her name. She … Continue reading

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Still resolved

The picture sat staring at me from my Facebook feed.  A delicious, icy, salted Margarita. By far, my favorite cocktail. “It’s arrived,” read the caption. “Ditch Your New Resolutions Day! Tell us which resolutions are going bye-bye.” I guess it … Continue reading

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