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commute

Lately I’ve been taking a slightly longer route home from work to avoid some road construction. It is stunning in the fall – about fifteen minutes of winding, country roads through trees. The houses are unobtrusively set back. I took … Continue reading

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a good day

So long, Sallie Mae.

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recently published

Read Bread on Running Waters, a poetry collection, by the talented Ani Gjika and Middle Men, short stories by Jim Gavin.

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Italy

Read the heartbreaking “Italy” by my dear friend and fellow BU alum, Antonio Elefano, just published in The Journal.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick in Southie. The bagpipers were awesome.  There were at least four different “pipes and drums” marching bands.  The parade lasted over two hours. There were characters from Batman, Spiderman, Star Wars, AND Ghostbusters marching in the parade.  I’m … Continue reading

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christmas tree mischief

This is pretty similar to what’s been going on around my house these days.   Love this one, too.  Definitely a familiar scene.

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The Cochato Club

I did a bit of research online, and found a few old postcards of the Cochato Club, the place where my Iris painting was exhibited in 1931.  The club was named after a river. It was located on Elm Street … Continue reading

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my own Irish brown bread

After falling in love with Irish brown bread in August, I decided to try to make my own.  I found a recipe on the New York Times website.  As they recommended, I ordered extra coarse wholemeal flour from Food Ireland.  … Continue reading

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