A Few of My Favorite Things: January 2021

As I’m writing this, another series of snowstorms are making their way across my part of New England and covering us with a few additional inches of powder- and while I would have undoubtedly been dreading that forecast a couple of years ago- the still-working-from-home, doesn’t-have-to-commute-or-shovel me is quite content with watching the snow fall […]

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My Little Cozy Corner…

When I moved to the Pioneer Valley a little over a year ago, I sacrificed a couple of things *other than* my being within a short driving distance from my immediate family, longtime friends and my jobs. I also sacrificed space- having significantly reduced my square footage from my previous residence in the name of […]

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Traditions and Gardens…

During the first Fall after my father passed away, I remember one particularly gloomy and rainy weekend in late September/early October. I’d lost him in the middle of the Summer that year- and the weeks that followed were spent making arrangements, tying up loose ends he hadn’t gotten to before he’d died, helping my mother […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: January 2020

When the end of the month approaches, I like to take a little bit of time to share some of the things I particularly liked and enjoyed over the previous weeks. This can range anywhere from products I discovered, random things I purchased, gifts I received- to music, games or television shows I got hooked […]

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