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Spellbound in Salem

We’ve finally wrapped up Catherine’s college touring. She’s found five she wants to apply to, and now the real work can begin. This past week’s “vacation” had us making our last three stops, all in Massachusetts. The final visit — to┬áSalem State University — turned out to be the most fun. We had a little … Continue reading

Flashback Friday — Freezing Time

Our Cape Cod vacations were the best — feeding the heart and soul year after year. Basil and I started the annual pilgrimages when we were still dating, heading north Labor Day weekend, then staying on after the crowds crossed the bridge and some quiet had descended. We stopped for a while after Catherine was … Continue reading

Flashback Friday — Happy Summer!

My husband and daughter are criminals. In honor of the summer solstice, I give you this evidence, which surely belongs in a police locker: The two of them, illegally soaking their feet in a public fountain in Boston. It was 2009, and we’d traveled by ferry there from Provincetown during one of our annual Cape … Continue reading