Boston & New England

The Reunion Project

With only days left of 2020, I'm certainly happy to see it end. But there were some bright spots during the year too. At the end of January, my mother...

Quote of the Week: John Adams

"Posterity! You will never know, how much it cost the present generation, to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it. If you do not,...

Life & Culture

Rest In Peace Marshall Johnson

My paternal cousin Marshall Johnson died this past week. It was way too soon. He was way too young. This picture, from much happier days, shows him with his mother...

Quote of the Week: Amanda Gorman

"We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace. In the norms and notions of what just is isn’t always justice. And yet, the dawn is ours before we knew it. Somehow...

Food & Wellness

The Chowdah Project: McMenamy Seafood

The wind was whipping hard today in Massachusetts! Those warmer days we had in December have slipped away for the moment and it feels as it should on a January...

A Staple Fall Recipe: Zucchini Bread

I don't remember when I realized that I hadn't baked or eaten zucchini bread in quite some time. But it was within the past couple of months. After that, I...

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