New Years

We walked a long way—miles from Pelham to Broadway. The streets went from slushy to icy at the end.

Bristol 27

A friend owned a Bristol 27. A boat that could be comfortable for two on extended cruising but wasn't something two people could liveaboard.

Christmas Tree Hunts – III

It had been a very snowy early December in Central Massachusetts that year, and the snow was deep on the high slopes of the woodlot in which we were tree hunting. We had been coming to this tree farm for years, and our children already knew the routine which brought them the most joy

Winter, Bah, Humbug!

Between the end of the Christmas Season and the third week of February, I get seasonally affected by the intolerable dark, wet, snowy, gray, and generally cruddy weather of New England.