Category Archives: Boston

Cold Cookie Spree

Apparently, being cooped up due to knock-you-on-your-butt cold makes me bake. Hey, it’s better than bitch, right? I can’t be too much of a weather whiner. I was born and raised in Boston (well, a suburb a half-hour from the … Continue reading

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Boston Is Stronger

One year ago today, the great City of Boston changed forever. I remember feeling numb with fear as I watched coverage of two bombs exploding near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. The cheers were silenced by chaos. … Continue reading

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Hope Turns to Horror

I rarely use the word ironic because it’s so overused. But young siblings suffocating to death in a hope chest is heartbreakingly and horrifyingly ironic. Police responded to a home in Franklin, Mass. at 8:00 p.m. Sunday after a relative … Continue reading

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I am currently in a “holding pattern” at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. The doctors, nurses, and pharmacists who need to be here to administer chemotherapy to my Mom are on lockdown in their homes after a violent night shook … Continue reading

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