Tag Archives: Massachusetts

VISITING 1838, AND HOW IT CAME TO BE – 10-12 October 2017

My adventures do come about via circuitous routes. Last September I attended a Road Scholar program learning about “everything Dutch in the Hudson Valley.” When at Washington Irving’s Sunnyside I became entranced with The Legend of Sleepy Hollow thinking I … Continue reading

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QUABBIN – 40% of MASSACHUSETT’S WATER – 17 SEPTEMBER 2017

Did you notice? It has taken me more than two weeks to get to writing and posting this fascinating 12 hour adventure that I highly recommend. The day before my Quabbin (The Meeting of Many Waters) visit I got to … Continue reading

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WHACKED IN Fall River — 16 and 17 AUGUST 2017

Have you noticed that recently I seldom get to complete my posts while on my adventures as I used to? Some of my recent experiences have continued well into the evening hours impinging on my sitting down with wine and … Continue reading

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FISH, FENCES, PRISON and MORE – 2-4 APRIL 2017

Title catch your fancy to read? I hope so. I am just about booked solid until the first of July, and even had to “skip out” of a few commitments to stay with Alex while David and Mari made a … Continue reading

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THAT TIME IN MARCH – I TREAT MYSELF – 12-14 MARCH 2017

My tradition with The Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, has now begun its 21st year. Cathy and I first experienced the Inn for Valentine’s Day in 1996, continued coming and had a grand time for four days during the … Continue reading

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TWO LOCAL THINGS YOU NEED TO DO – NOW !!! — 3 and 4 October 2016

This is not the conclusion of “Everything Dutch in the Hudson Valley” – I know that. But this will be a brief encouragement for some nearby explorations you need to do very soon. Scott and Betty arrived with their Airstream … Continue reading

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BIRTHDAY BREAK – WHERE ELSE? – RLI – 13-15 MARCH 2016

A wise customer and friend told me two things almost 25 years ago. “You will go broke buying a bargain; but, you will never go broke making a profit.”  Those words resonant in my mind, and guide my actions. On “cyber-Monday” … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY FINALE – 20-29 FEBRUARY 2016

One sixth gone is the year – hard to believe, particularly since I have not yet experienced winter. Blame me for the lack of snow and cold – I bought a new winter coat in November, and it is hanging still in … Continue reading

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STILL ALIVE – PRIMARY DAY IN NH – 9 FEBRUARY 2016

I know, I know, you thought I had vanished (or worse) since it has been 2 1/2 months (since 25 November 2015) that you have heard from me. I have no idea where my time goes. Most of it to … Continue reading

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A COUPLE EXPERIENCES THAT YOU SHOULD EXPERIENCE – 17-22 NOVEMBER 2015

Sometimes I just have to share, and I thought I would share a few experiences from the past week that you could enjoy (mainly images) while waiting for that little thing to pop out on your Butterball Turkey telling you … Continue reading

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