getting around, history

Magna Carta musings

I’ve been remiss in writing, mainly because I’ve been lazy, but also because I haven’t been inspired. That’s not to say that we haven’t been enjoying our time in Boston and New England – we took our girls to New York City for a whirlwind weekend in early June, spent the day in Providence and… Continue reading Magna Carta musings

getting around, history, sightseeing, weather

Acting like the Tourists that we are

We had a tourist from Tempe last week -- Shira, our older daughter, came to visit Boston for the first time during her Spring Break from Arizona State University. Shira is what I call weather-perverse -- she likes cold, cloudy weather, the wetter the better. Having grown up in SoCal, and now going to school… Continue reading Acting like the Tourists that we are

getting around

A Target Weekend

So, as I've mentioned, I'm a suburbanite, used to having a car available to go where I please, when I please. Distance in SoCal isn't measured in miles, it's measured in travel time, i.e. a trip from South Orange County (where I lived) to the West San Fernando Valley (where my family lives, a 75… Continue reading A Target Weekend

getting around, weather

The adventure begins…

I'm a California girl, born & bred, never left. I have travelled around the US, Europe, and Israel, but I've never lived anywhere for more than a few weeks. So when the opportunity came for my husband, Todd, to consult in Boston for 6-12 months, I was itching to go. First, it was a job… Continue reading The adventure begins…