Archive for March, 2009

boston,  an architectural tour

Monday, March 30th, 2009

An architectural tour of Boston’s off the beaten track architecture

whales in cape cod bay

Friday, March 27th, 2009

As seen on Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies/NOAAThis right whale image was taken in Cape Cod Bay under NOAA Fisheries permit 633-1763, under the authority of the US Endangered Species and Marine Mammal Protection Acts. (Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies/NOAA) Mike emailed me this image from because he knew I would be excited […]

i used to hate croutons

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

[Chicken Cesar Salad Recipe from The Comfort is Always Here] When I was younger my mom would add them to a salad, along with the dressing, before placing the salad on the table for dinner. This gave the dressing time to eat at the croutons, to break them down and make them crumble and almost […]

a blog award

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

The lovely Lacey Bean of The Perks of Being a JAP passed along the Honest Scrap award to me! I am so honored, she is one of my favorites. The rules are … [1] Choose a minimum of 7 blogs for brilliance in content/design. [2] Show the winners and let ’em know. [3] List at […]

it’s almost walking weather

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Spring is here and I am excited to be able to walk around and explore my neighborhood without having to climb over snow piles and tip toe over patches of ice.  The train is a fifteen minute walk from my house so the nice weather also means that I do not have to drive my […]

a hockey party

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

My sister Jenny orchestrated a surprise birthday party for my brother Patrick on Sunday. He thought he was going to the Bruins game with a couple of friends and little did he know, about 15 other friends were waiting for him in the premier club. He was surprised! The seats were unbelievable, there was an […]

in search for a wine glass

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Last night my friend Shannon invited me to her house for grilling, yes it was almost warm enough, and LOSTing. We also had some wine from a glass with which I am now obsessed. Look at that slight curve and the faux-shattered finish. She got this from Crate & Barrel and is in search for […]

el salvador goes left

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

When I was in El Salvador, Sue once took me to a little burrito place for dinner. The chefs cooked the food outside on a grill which is were we ordered. The front was open and they sold Pilsener, El Salvador’s national beer. The walls inside were red and the tables and chairs were plastic […]