14
FEB
2012

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today is a very commercial holiday, but in a weird way, it always reminds me of Thanksgiving. Each and every Valentine’s Day I find myself reflecting on the number of wonderful people in my life. Friends, family, loved ones. I am truly blessed. I can’t help but feel...
07
JUL
2011

The Revision Cave is my new home

The Fourth has come and gone. I had a fabulous holiday weekend up in the Adirondacks with the Engineer and some of my family. It consisted mostly of sun and reading and swimming off the boat. There was also beer and grilling and sparklers, in typical Independence Day fashion. It...
18
APR
2011

It’s Marathon Monday! (and, giveaway winners)

Today is Marathon Monday in Boston. As far as I am aware, it is one of the larger annual marathons in the country. People come from all over to race through the suburbs of Boston, facing Hearbreak Hill in the final miles and ending on downtown Boylston Street, just outside the...
17
MAR
2011

St Patty’s Day! (dishing on books and wearing green)

So it’s Saint Patrick’s Day! Boston is gearing up for the holiday it celebrates best and there is some 60-degree Spring weather rolling our way. As someone named after the wonderful island I have not yet visited (it is on my Bucket List), Saint Patrick’s Day has...
02
FEB
2011

Groundhog Day (a very backwards holiday)

So today is Groundhog Day. That’s right, the day we put all our faith of an early Spring in some furry little rodent. OK, fine. He is a kind of cute, but still. This holiday is comprised of about .003% scientific fact and a whole lot of hoopla. Bill Murray knows what...