Category Archives: Boston

Boston Winter 101

Where have I been, you ask?  One might say I’ve been distracted by the changing of seasons, in many ways.  I shall explain. I came back to Boston after Christmas jaunts up and down the west coast and, HELLO, here’s … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Guide: Porter Square

As mentioned in my previous post, I might as well admit that one of my very favorite activities – random neighborhood exploration – will surely be curtailed as it just gets colder.  I love a brisk walk, but probably just … Continue reading

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Best Cafés in Boston

It’s official:  Boston has now gotten cold enough that, even though I look out my window and it’s BLUE and beautiful, I’m still shy to venture outside.  It often takes – not kidding – several hours of putting on ever-more … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Guide: (Visiting) Davis Square

Funny enough, I write this post from well outside of Davis (by Boston standards, that is) – the other side of the river, right near Northeastern.  I found a fantastic new (to me) cafe and had time on my hands, … Continue reading

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Boston in the Rain

You know how I know that I’ve lived in New England for over a year now?  I went running outside yesterday.  In 40ish-degree weather.  In the rain!  It took a bit of self-coaxing, but I figured that if I can’t … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Guide: (Living In) Davis Square

Yes, Davis Square – as in, where we ended up after taking off over a year ago now. Before I moved here last summer, I’ll admit it – I had never set foot in Davis, or even heard of it. … Continue reading

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New England Folklore: Fall Foliage Maps

Just in time for our second fall season around New England, I’ve learned a few key things that the locals must have been withholding from me during my trial year. First, as previously mentioned, apple cider doughnuts.  And I hardly … Continue reading

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A great thing about living in Boston…

Is getting out, every now and then, to NYC. Though I don’t want to live in New York (just yet?), the proximity is priceless. Especially coming from big, wide open California, where it can easily take 2-3 hours to drive … Continue reading

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New England Fall 101

Though this is my second fall living in New England, I don’t think I truly had a quintessential New England fall – or other season, for that matter – experience until this weekend.  If you hadn’t already noticed (you did), … Continue reading

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Random Find – Best Turkey Sandwich in Town? Rafiki Bistro

Another bit I’d love to add to the blog – if you’ll indulge me, of course – is little injections of the favorite spots I come across in my little urban explorations.  I know, it’s just my humble opinion here. … Continue reading

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