Strange Places: Gertrude M. Borden Wildlife Refuge

I'm heading home to Massachusetts this weekend for the Thanksgiving holiday, and am planning on visiting as many of my favorite places as possible during the week I am there. One of those is is the wildlife refuge that I used to live a few minutes away from in Taunton, Ma. A quiet park with... Continue Reading →

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Muse of the Day

Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one's voice.    -Joseph B. Wirthlin

Strange Wednesdays: Scent Memories

I think everyone has certain scents that propel them back to childhood. The one that always triggers my memories is the smell of a flower/antique shop called Williams Trading Post. I used to go there all the time with my parents to pick out plants for our yard, flowers for the garden, shrubs for the... Continue Reading →

Muse of the Day

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.   -Leonardo da Vinci

Strange Places: World’s End

World’s End is a gorgeous 251 acre park located on peninsula in Hingham, MA. Surrounded by Hingham Harbor on one side, and the Weir River on the other,  it was originally set aside as a residential area in the 1890's, but no homes were ever built. However, carriage roads were built with trees planted alongside them, leaving four... Continue Reading →

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