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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

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 and I had substantial FreePlay, and blew through some at Horseshoe’s not-as-ample-as-it-used-to-be-but-still-good video poker before heading to happy hour, part two, at Binion’s,… Read More Birthday Road Trip

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Home at the Inn

The waves lapped softly against the moorings.  The metal gangways creaked in the light breeze.  Even in daylight, the empty marina gave off a spooky feel that reminded me of Salem, Massachusetts, the city of my birth, as I walked to the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa’s main building from Three Stories, its guest house… Read More Home at the Inn