December 24, 2016
Christmas in Newport

It’s no secret that I love Newport, whether it’s February, August, or, in this case, Christmas time. I love Newport for its historical mansions, its dramatic coast, and its quintessential New England charm.

15 Things to Do in Boston This Summer

Boston is a different city when summer rolls around. The sun is shining, many of the students have scattered (and those who remain are not under as much pressure), couples lie in the grass, friends listen to live music while dining al fresco, and people are friendlier and happier on the whole.

A Sunday Drive for 25,000 Daffodils

“I wandered lonely as a cloud / That floats on high o’er vales and hills, / When all at once I saw a crowd, / A host, of golden daffodils.” So begins William Wordsworth’s meditation on daffodils, which my mother recited to me so often when I was young that I unintentionally memorized it.