Local Loves: The Big E

If you were born and raised in New England, or at least lived here for a couple of years at some point- then you’re well aware that attending the Eastern States Exposition, or “The Big E” for short- is pretty much a mandatory Autumnal activity. Part agriculture exposition, part farmer’s market, part music festival/venue, and […]

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From The Mountaintops…

The last time I went zip-lining was a few years ago during an early Spring getaway with friends to New Hampshire, where we spent an entire day going from platform to platform on Mount Washington. Sure, it was cold- and I couldn’t get in front of the fireplace fast enough when we eventually retuned to […]

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Not-So-Local-Loves: El Cosmico

When I wrote about my recent road trip to Texas (Part 1 is HERE – and Part 2 is HERE!)– I had briefly mentioned my stay at the famous El Cosmico campground during the latter half of my journey. I knew, shortly after my arrival and taking a look around- that it was a place […]

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“Deep in the Heart of Texas…”

The first few days back following a vacation are always the most brutal. I’m in no way kidding when I say that readjusting my sleep schedule and remembering my log-in passwords at my office have been the most taxing of tasks since I returned home from Texas this past weekend and promptly threw myself back […]

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A Month to Remember: August 2021

I don’t think anyone is more excited and ready for the beginning of the Fall than I am. Growing up in New England, it’s always been my favorite season for a variety of reasons I’m sure I’ve detailed at length on this blog in the past- the scenery, the smells and tastes (apple everything and […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: August 2021

As I wind down with my final days in Texas this week/weekend and prepare to return home to the East Coast, return to work t my office- and get ready for the extensive list of Fall activities and events I have planned for the weeks and months ahead- I thought I’d take a break from […]

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“The Stars at Night Are Big and Bright…”

When I first told my friends and family back home that I intended to spend a week in Marfa, Texas for a road trip/vacation- I was typically met with two questions back-to-back. The first being “where?” and the second being “why?” Understandable, of course. I’d never been before, after all- and it wasn’t like Marfa […]

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Local Loves: The People’s Pint

Before I depart for the desert and what I’m hoping will be some fantastic BBQ places in Western Texas next week, I thought I’d take a break from packing my suitcase to visit something a little closer to home, first. With a cozy atmosphere that was perfect for a dark and stormy late Summer evening, […]

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