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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Monthly Archives: May 2012
My babies are disappearing. The once tinkling explosions of giggles at extracting a nervous cricket from a stone wall now mutter with the groggy, deepened voices of men when I call into their darkened bedrooms to wake them before school. … Continue reading
Does goofing off and drinking beer while someone else does all the work count as checking another item off my 101 list? I’ve been assured that this photo makes it legitimate. #54: Brew my own beer. 101 things in 1001 … Continue reading
For Meatless Monday, a new twist on a salad: Salad in a Jar I have been seeing salads in jars all over Pinterest and finally gave it a try. Source: Food Fitness Frolicking It worked out as a great way … Continue reading
My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. ‘Cause, you know, if you have a crappy apple or a peach, you’re stuck with that crappy piece of fruit. But if you have a crappy grape, … Continue reading
Beef Bourguignon, a Daring Cooks challenge First of all, I couldn’t believe the serendipity of the red wine I picked up for making this classic French stew. I’m a bit too young to have watched Julia Child‘s cooking show when … Continue reading
I had a perfect Mother’s Day: Gorgeous weather, a wine tasting and picnic at a local vineyard, and a nice hike with my family. I also cooked a special dinner of beef bourguinon. And to top it all off, the … Continue reading
Quick: What’s the first thing you should do to start training for the Rugged Maniac? A) Get a new pair of running shoes. B) Stretch. C) Hit the pavement. D) Make a new playlist. Once the correct answer, D, was … Continue reading