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?
Top Posts & Pages
101 things in 3 minutes
Monthly Archives: July 2011
(Push-ups Part 1: Push-ups Challenge, Part 2: Push-ups, Revisited, Part 3: Still pushing) As forlorn as I am about failing to complete my 50 push-ups challenge, I have to admit that the look of shock on my face when I … Continue reading
Feeling like I was in the middle of a Shake Weight infomercial, I took my turn shaking the heavy cream to make homemade butter. To make about a half cup of butter, first I measured out a cup of heavy … Continue reading
Got sugar? Chances are, your kids do. Sugary, flavored milk is increasingly given to children twice a day in their school cafeterias. ———- An open letter to the Cheshire (CT) Board of Education: Kids today get bombarded by junk … Continue reading
Photo by FadderUri One of the tasks on my 101 things list is to comment on 50 random blogs. I have been making a comment or two a day on some random blogs. It has been fun so far, as … Continue reading
“Welcome to the jungle. We’ve got fun and games.” — Guns N’ Roses Axl Rose wails while I run to smash a forehand across the court. I’m at Copper Valley Club’s Cardio Tennis, a fun class that combines tennis drills … Continue reading
New Haven Apizza On Wooster Street in New Haven are two famed New Haven apizza (pizza) restaurants. New Haven-style pizza is cooked in a brick oven and noted for its thin crispy crust. Pepe’s, the original from 1925, and Sally’s, … Continue reading
Strolling through a park on a pleasant summer’s afternoon in Philly, I heard out of the corner of my ear a pronounced, “Ah, now Boston is not entirely fashionable.” I turned, and a woman dressed in a gown and petticoat … Continue reading