January (and February for me) is a time for looking back at the prior year, our wins and losses. Favorite Episodes is a way for me to look back at what I’ve written in 2015 that was well received by my readers while diving into my blog stats and editorial calendar. Over the next few weeks, I will be posting little or no new original content. Instead I am reblogging some of my most popular posts from 2015 and developing a Favorite Episodes Season Three page in the process.
It’s Memorial Day! How did you honor our nation’s military heroes who sacrificed their lives during war?
Wait a minute. Wasn’t that last weekend? Didn’t we celebrate the unofficial start of summer, I mean Memorial Day, by throwing some burgers and dogs on the grill and kicking back a few cold ones?
To say it has been a rough winter in the Greater Boston area would be the gross understatement of the year. It was a winter that brought us what seemed like endless snow events as the meteorologists began calling blizzards, snow northeasters, and regular old snow storms; caused 8 or 9 days of school closings depending on the school system; countless school and business opening delays; a state of emergency or two where all non-essential vehicles were banned from our roads; the breaking of a record for the most snowfall and the delay of our local St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Continue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Delayed …”
Lately, it has been difficult for me to keep myself grounded. It seems nearly everywhere I turn there is stress, … Continue reading 2015: The Year of Good Choices
Writing 101, Day Ten: Happy (Insert Special Occasion Here)! Today, be inspired by a favorite childhood meal. For the twist, focus … Continue reading Antipasto, heavy on the salami, hold the pasta
Mother’s Day came and went. And, I did step out of my comfort zone. In the process, I think I … Continue reading Geraniums make me smile ….
Since my Mom passed away eight years ago today, Mothers Day has been difficult to the say the least. The … Continue reading Motherless Daughters on Mothers Day