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A Picnic & A Play at Hudson Valley’s Shakespeare Festival

  It was the perfect evening for a picnic when we arrived at Boscobel House in the Hudson Valley. We lugged a cooler and a tote bag across the grounds towards the house, then around front where we had a magnificent … Continue reading

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Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT

The Mark Twain House was nothing like I had imagined. The author of Huckleberry Finnand various other stories of growing up poor had quite the opulent house built for him and his family in Hartford. He did grow up poor, … Continue reading

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Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio at the MFA

We were just about to leave the MFA in Boston, having seen the Hokusai exhibit, checked out the rest of the Japanese section, and viewed some of Leonardo da Vinci’s sketches. We were slowly meandering our way out when I … Continue reading

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Hokusai at the MFA in Boston

I went to the MFA in Boston on the Sunday before the Boston Marathon, which meant that the museum was quite a bit busier than it usually is on a Sunday morning. The crowds didn’t stop me from thoroughly enjoying … Continue reading

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Red Molly at Club Passim

A week ago Sunday I headed down to Harvard Square to watch one of my favorite bands play at Club Passim. I’ve seen Red Molly play at least 4 or 5 times, but it’s totally different seeing them in such … Continue reading

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