Cruise Boston: Classic Harbor Line Cruises

This fall I was invited on a fall foliage cruise with the Classic Harbor Line cruises and I was not sure what to expect. I had been on other harbor cruises in Boston and New York and found them to be cheesy. The décor tends to be dated, tour guides …

Rent: 20 More Years of La Vie Bohème

I saw Rent when it came to Boston 20 years ago and was invited to see if again this week. I remember crying hard the 1st time I saw Rent. Rent is a rock ‘n roll tragedy set in NYC that faced the AIDS epidemic straight on with beautiful and …

Officially Fall in Boston

Believe it or not apple picking season is winding down and the corn mazes only have a few weekends left. Even though we are approaching the end of October it only recently began to feel like fall. I’m still waiting for a series of crisp fall sweater weather days. In …

Fall in Love with Your Front Porch This Season-Sponsored

To make the porch feel even more like a fall gathering spot, I added some canvas art on the wall. The picture of an apple is not only cute and seasonal but also reflects what is going on inside the house. We have apples from the farm and I’m making pies, crumbles, candied apples and apple sauce this fall.

Giselle: Dancing in the Graveyard

Last week, Boston Ballet began their 2019-2020 season with a spiritual force, a physical force, an artistic force and a dramatic force. America’s got talent and you don’t have to sit at home with a remote to experience it. In fact, you cannot fully experience it from your couch. I …

A Taste of Basin Harbor

My husband and I have always loved Vermont. We soak in the mountain air and dive into the lakes. We love the small towns and craft breweries. I have a little saying about Vermont: Vermont is the only state I know where you can stop at a gas station to …

Music Education: Yamaha Music School of Boston

Music education, just like sports, is less about becoming a professional musician and more about the process and skills that we learn along the way. If the path leads to becoming a professional that’s wonderful but not the outcome for everyone. My children studied for several years at Yamaha Music …