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Part B: Gratitude Day 2

Today, I am grateful for community.

When I was about two years old, I moved from the place I was born in Virginia to a small town in western Massachusetts. 409 more words


Names Can Be Complicated

My parents met and married in Boston, Massachusetts. My father had just graduated from Boston University, and my mother had finished nursing school and began working as a Registered Nurse. 225 more words


Sylvia goes to camp!

Sylvia got to see camp for her very first time this weekend. And a magical weekend it was! Foliage was at peak. We enjoyed the yearly Kelley orchard pressing festivities, and the cider even more. 20 more words


The Mothers of My Mother Part 2: Margaret Sarah Bowtell 1931-1875

For previous post in series, see The Mothers of My Mother Part 1: Mary Bright 1799-1879

Mary and Thomas’ fifth child, Margaret Sarah Bowtell, known as Sarah, was born about 1831 in Great Dunmow in Essex, England. 498 more words


Appalachian Trail: The End

Just so you know in advance:  I am off the AT and I am not going back.  Ever.  After completing The 100 Mile Wilderness section of the hike I got off trail and didn’t look back.  2,895 more words


Tree House Green

Greener than money: Our cross-continental IPA! Made with Australian and American hops, this tropical heavy IPA opens up in the glass with notes of hugely flavorful notes of lemon-lime, pineapple, orange sorbet, and tangerine. 44 more words