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Two Days in the Bubble

The large window dominated our cozy room at the Burlington Hilton.  The view of Lake Champlain was marred slightly by the dark rain clouds and the Patrick and Marcelle Leahy Center, but we could still see across the blue water to the blurry Adirondack mountains in the background.  My travel companion and I had decided… Read More Two Days in the Bubble

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Walking Boston

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 great walking city.  Here’s a route I took with some family a few weeks ago: Start at South Station.  If the T isn’t your thing, parking is only $9 max on… 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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April in Massachusetts

The wild daffodils are blooming in the back woods! April in Massachusetts is a time when life re-emerges, picks up pace, moves forward.  The snow has melted.  Flowers bud.  The trees whose bare branches were coated with snow only weeks earlier are turning lush green again.  For baseball fans, our long winter of despair comes… Read More April in Massachusetts

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Home at the Inn

The waves lapped softly against the moorings.  The metal gangways creaked in the light breeze. This post contains affiliate links.  For more information, click here. 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’s main… Read More Home at the Inn