Here is my latest installment on the What’s on Your Book Shelf Reading Challenge. What is on yours? Do you have a favorite genre? author? Do you prefer to read old favorites or best sellers?
Taken any sentimental journeys lately?
The mountains are one kind of beauty and the beach and ocean another kind of beauty and I have been privileged to call them both home. I am a Flat Lander, a Beach Girl and an immigrant in a state full of mountains, forests and farmlands. There are mountains in Massachusetts, but my whole lifeContinue reading “A Land Locked Life with a Beach Girl Heart”
I fell in love with words and writing when I was in ninth grade, and it is a love that has lasted a lifetime.
In the fall of 2018, I had an opportunity to travel to my hometown of Onset, Massachusetts, for only the second time since 1973. The journey was more than I could have wished for….
Briefly, I am not a travel writer, nor am I being paid for this post. But I want to give some love to my home town and share with you Ten Reasons to Vacation in Onset, Massachusetts this year: REASON ONE AND TWO: My first reason to encourage you to visit Onset, is Onset Beach.Continue reading “Ten Reasons to Vacation in Onset, Massachusetts This Year: I’m Set On Onset!”
As I sit at my computer, I think of some of the sayings or expressions that people have penned about home. I wonder if I will appear to be too trivial, if I mention them, like a middle school student who begins an essay with Webster’s definition of their particular subject. Perhaps no one caresContinue reading “Home”
Cape Cod is a peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean as though the collective towns and tourist traps were either flexing a muscle or waving an invitation that says “Come play with us!” Depending on where you slice the peninsula in your imagination, people all the way up to Boston will say thatContinue reading “Water, Water Everywhere”
When I arrived at my new parish, I learned that one of my parishioners was also a Beach Girl, from New Jersey. When I told her I was going to be going home for a quick two days for the first time in twenty-five years, and asked if I could bring her anything she said,Continue reading “The Beach Girl Poem”