Tag Archives: Massachusetts

FILLING IN THE MAP for FIVE HOURS – 17 JUNE 2018

Number One son called a few moments ago asking what I had done today. “I traveled a road I had not been on before,” I replied. He said, “I can’t believe you have any left.” Yes, I do, and some … Continue reading

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NEW DISCOVERIES – LESS THAN AN HOUR AWAY – 28 JANUARY 2018

Don’t ever think I am “retired.” And, I will tell you I do not like the “R WORD.” But, “working” hard, I needed another break, and even a few hours away can make all the difference and rejuvenate. This past … Continue reading

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YEAR END HOLIDAY HURRAHS – 28 and 30 DECEMBER 2017

PRELIMINARY NOTE – Most important event of the year at the end of this post. I had been pining to see The Red Lion Inn decked out in its Christmas fashions, but following a busy and packed month, as time … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS BY CANDLELIGHT – OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE – 2017

In October I visited Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) for the first time in nine years, and it had been decades before for my previous visits. I spent the whole day there – loved it – and purchased my membership when … Continue reading

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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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