Tag: Boston

  • Boston: It Could Still be a Great Canadian City

    Boston. It should be part of Canada. I don’t think Bostonians would really mind. They like hockey. They have snow. They use “sorry” like we do. They’d assimilate quickly. Have you ever noticed that? To me, “sorry” should be reserved for when an apology is required. A real apology…one that conveys sincere regret, an intention […]

  • Time Travel: Cape Cod Style

    Twenty years, at least, is the length of time this part of Massachusetts has been on my radar. A bucket list item. The trouble with bucket lists is that with anticipation like that, it’s hard to separate out expectations. It’s not that Boston and Cape Cod are “less than” or “more than” I expected. Just […]

  • It’s Important to Wear Clean Underwear Because You Never Know What’s Going to Happen…

    11:45 pm and way past my bedtime. In truth, I had been asleep, but now I stand in my hair-standing-on-end, be speckled state on a Boston sidewalk. You might recall from an earlier blog that my eye glasses NEVER go out in public. But here they, and me, are…along with all the other guests of […]

  • Have you Ever Noticed How Much People Wear on Themselves?

    Boston. Wicked Smaht. A few fun facts to illustrate the point…back in the day of the thirteen colonies. You know… pre-1776 and all that, Massachusetts literacy rate was 88%. Too bad today’s fashion wasn’t in fashion in 1761…they could have read each other’s chests. We’re visiting in the summer, but during the academic year here […]