Category Archives: Misc. Lists

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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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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I Heart… Podcasts

Yes, I said it, folks.  I… love… podcasts.  Adore them.  Almost cannot wait to wash dishes and tidy the kitchen just for the opportunity to get a 20-minute dose of Stuff You Missed in History Class.  (Nerd alert!) And, yes, … 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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P.S.

I bet you were just dying to find out how the return to coffee went today.  Well, thank you for asking! Let’s just say that I was THINKING IN CAPS AND EXCLAMATIONS ALL MORNING LONG!!!  Believe me, be grateful I’m … Continue reading

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A Month Without Coffee

Yes, you read that heading correctly.  I’ll explain why. Just under a month ago, I picked up the latest copy of Outside, intrigued by the mention of their “Guide to Life” on the cover, including such teasers as seeing the … Continue reading

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What’s Best About Budapest?

… besides the fact that this is the only rhyme I ever plan to attempt again? I’m sorry, but I simply had a hard time finding an apt title for this one. Oh, you want to know the other candidates? … Continue reading

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Music to Make You [Walk/Run/Ride] Like A Maniac

So, I got back to the long run this week.  Yes, even after just three short jogs in the week post-half marathon, I decided to push for ten miles today.  The running motivation is back, folks! I feared, though, that … Continue reading

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