Category Archives: Musings

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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How to Get Motivated – Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose

Good morning to you all – it’s Friday!  Here in Boston, the sun is shining, the sky is straight blue (after most of a week of gray), and I actually got enough sleep last night.  What better combination for high … Continue reading

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Favorite New Quote – Why I Travel

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous I’m not sure I’ve ever heard my sentiments captured so well, nor so succinctly. And now just two months after my jaunt to Hungary, Croatia, and Bosnia … 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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Back to Blogging?

I know, it’s about time.  Before you get your hopes up (I know you’ve been waiting with baited breath), I’ll confess that this post is just to say that… I’ll post again soon.  Not too useful, but I needed a … Continue reading

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A Quote for the Weekend… or the Year

“The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.  (American physician, professor, lecturer, author, and mustache grower) This quote headlined one of my very … 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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