When you live in New England, you're just expected to fall in love with fall all over again every year.
Apple Picking Etiquette
Eating the apple in Eden isn’t the only apple-based crime. After a recent trip to three orchards, I witnessed a dire need for a course on Apple Picking Etiquette. And so I present my list of the Top 10 "Don'ts" About Apple Picking.
A Boggy Day in Middleton
Why would someone wuss out from crossing a 6-acre blog? It was not a rhetorical question.
Leap of Faith – Unusual Jobs in Aviation at SkyDive Pepperell
Considering a job in Skydiving? Consider this -Upon departing a flying plane, the average human body falls approximately 120 miles per hour.
A Geezer’s Guide to Riding the Rides at Six Flags New England
Roller coasters aren't the same anymore and neither am I - you're so confined and locked into your seat that the sense of danger isn't there....and so they twirl you around and flip you over a million times to substitute nausea for fear, or rather fear of nausea for fear of coaster.
Lend Me Your Ear (Where to Find the Best Corn)
The exact varieties of corn the Barker’s plant are a secret. But on April 15 every year they start to plant four or so different versions of butter and sugar corn (yellow and white kernels on the same ear). The different types allow for earlier and later harvests to span a long season.
A Photographic Ode to Summer’s Gift of Flowers
“In summer, the song sings itself.” ~William Carlos Williams
Zoo Animals Staring Back
“Think the next step ahead. Seemingly random disasters are not always unpredictable.”
Oooooooo, Ahhhhh – Fireworks and Patriotic Songs
"My country,' tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing; land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrims' pride, from every mountainside let freedom ring!" Samuel F. Smith, 1808-1895
Hey Art, Where for Art Thou? The Collaborative Effort to Put Massachusetts on the Art Map
Boston isn’t known as a mecca for buyers in the art world; on the contrary, I hear more and more how buyers go straight to New York for art and forgo the fine galleries right here in their own city. This leaves most of the galleries in Boston high and dry as far as making a living is concerned. This is a gosh-darned shame considering the quality and dedication of the city’s artists.