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Fall Foliage Favorites

One of the best things about living in Massachusetts is the annual autumn kaleidoscope of color.  There are a few factors that can influence the timing and vibrancy of fall foliage, but mid-October tends to be your best bet for peak leaf-peeping.  If you’re planning a foliage trip, here are a few of my favorite… Read More Fall Foliage Favorites

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Walking Boston

“Not all those who wander are lost.”  — J.R.R. Tolkein.                                          Spring travel season is here in New England!  If you’re planning a visit to Boston and looking to stretch your legs, you’re in luck, because Boston is a… Read More Walking Boston

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Two Days in Boston

With my home renovations underway on a much less consuming schedule than the demolition, I was able to Uber into Boston for a weekend stay-cation with a friend.  I was delighted when the InterContinental let us check in mid-morning, and it was a relief to get away from a house with no habitable living areas… Read More Two Days in Boston

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Birthday Road Trip

“Films and hotels have many aspects that are the same.  For example, there is always a big vision, an idea.”  –Francis Ford Coppola   The Diamond Lounge at Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino was hopping for happy hour, but the bartender quickly served me the 2-for-1 special of the peach moscato that always lures me in.  My companion… Read More Birthday Road Trip