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Flash: Old Ironsides is White Oak

I must be my father’s daughter since I can’t ever pass up the opportunity to get on board a ship, whether it goes somewhere or it doesn’t. 139 more words


Boston with Eunice

Eunice’s mother asked her why she was going to meet a “perfect stranger.”

Eunice answered that I wasn’t a stranger, and I added that I’m not perfect either.   265 more words


Acting like the Tourists that we are

We had a tourist from Tempe last week — Shira, our older daughter, came to visit Boston for the first time during her Spring Break from Arizona State University. 1,611 more words

Getting Around

Books My Great-Grandfather Read

Captain Samuel Veazie (1844-1923) was my paternal great-grandfather, pictured here with his wife Zilpha underneath their marriage certificate on the front entrance wall of the family home he built on Islesboro in the middle of Maine’s Penobscot Bay. 243 more words

Writing Fiction

There is no Frigate like a Book

There is no Frigate like a Book (1286)

by Emily Dickinson

There is no Frigate like a Book

To take us Lands away

Nor any Coursers like a Page… 178 more words