About MarcyI'm tackling a series of challenges, and I'm becoming less timid and squeamish in the process. I'm also writing my memoirs, one scene at a time. Read more.
"Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." --Ralph Waldo Emerson
- From Chicken Feet to Swan Boats: Birthday Fun in New York and Boston
- Photo-a-Day Challenge: Part Diary, Part Experiment, Part Oh-No-I-Have-Nothing-to-Take-a-Picture-of-Today!
- My Saliva’s from Ireland
- Cold, Old Boston and a Tavern Tour
- Activist Update
- My 6th Blogoversary: Continuing to Evolve
- At the Boston Women’s March: The Seeds are Planted
- New Year’s Day Paella, and Paella Through the Years
- Year in Review 2016: Top 12 Posts
- What I Ate on Christmas: Short Ribs, Milk and Cookie Shots, and Sangria
- Stranger Things in the Age of Trump
- What the Duckpin?
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101 things in 3 minutes
Monthly Archives: June 2011
Meatless Mondays are catching on. Why should you go meatless at least one day a week? Save the planet The meat industry is responsible for almost 20 percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, as estimated by the United Nations and … Continue reading
For “Scavenger Hunt Sunday,” a photo scavenger hunt, I needed to take photos related to the following five prompts: 1. Windows/Doors Roman ruins, Volubilis, Morocco (archive) 2. Eyelashes My teenage son was a pretty unwilling subject, blinking when he was … Continue reading
April, May, and June, 2011 As I look back on my first three months of trying to complete 101 things in 1001 days, sensations spring to mind: shooting a zombie in the face, hugging a full-grown hot dog man, crunching … Continue reading
“The icy chill of sorbet wakes up your mouth. Your mind anticipates something sweet, but your tongue registers something unexpected, something savory. The effect is like seeing a favorite actor in a surprise movie cameo: first confusion, then surprise and … Continue reading
I took a real food mini-pledge this week, staying away from processed foods and refined grains, such as white bread, rice, and pasta. The real food pledge follows Michael Pollan’s Food Rules to not eat anything that your great grandmother … Continue reading
For Scavenger Hunt Sunday, I found opportunities to photograph the following items from the scavenger hunt list and found a photo of a childhood memory. 1. Long Exposure My boys were good sports as I gave them different commands while experimenting with … Continue reading
From the frizzy headed drunken woman lettuce to the pasture raised multi-colored chicken eggs, Connecticut’s bounty beckoned at the Edgewood Park Market in New Haven. I was stocking up on produce, whole grain breads, and locally-raised meats in preparation for … Continue reading