Storing Summer Gear for Winter

Storing Summer Gear for Winter

As most of us prepare to hibernate for the winter, so, too, should we prepare to put away our outdoor summer gear for the the cold days ahead. From furniture, to gardening tools to machinery, how we prep and store our seasonal items can make the difference between...
Storing Summer Gear for Winter

Your Pets are Home for the Holidays

If you’re like me, you’ve decorated for the holidays and are now experiencing the slow but steady destruction of all your hard work due to rambunctious children and pets. Two articles I read recently have given me some tips on ways I can make my home more...
Snow Days — Remembering Winters Past

Snow Days — Remembering Winters Past

What a difference snow preparation makes in Boston. I remember being there at a conference when a similar storm hit. It was total chaos. Roads impassable, not plowed, skidding, traffic tie-ups. Crossing the border into Cambridge was a little better, but not much....
Snow Days — Remembering Winters Past

A Few Thoughts for the Holiday

The Holiday Season is a special time to think, to share, to remember. It’s a family and friends time. It’s a time to talk to each other, face to face, instead of texting and tweeting, and not being with another warm, live body. Holidays are one of the few...
Storing Summer Gear for Winter

The Last Rose of Summer

“Tis the last rose of summer, left blooming all alone. All her lovely companions have faded fast and gone.” So goes the romantic, nostalgic song from the 1920’s. It’s still true each year as we watch the damp, dark, cold winter approach. This...