A brief sojourn to a town far, far away to the north – as far as you can go without a passport – to watch sled dogs race and marvel at 200 inches of snowfall.
How one song turned my head around in Portugal some years ago, and a farewell to my readers as I bid adieu to “Journeys Over a Hot Stove.”
Longitudinal musings – from the Maritimes to the American West, where, author Bill Bryson states, “people like to shoot things.”
Dipping my toes ever so slightly into a restaurant review – featuring newly opened North Beacon Oyster in Rockland. Great bivalves!
A slightly modified repost of remembering a rollicking night of excess just doing my job as a journalist and TV writer, the story of John and Marge Fairservice’s survival on a rock in the ocean, plus a delicious warm-me-up potato dish provided by my daughter-in-law Gillian.
Fun and fragrant baked stuffed clams, addicts I have known or met, and some clear thinking on Ranked Choice Voting.
Meeting Henry and Margaret for the first time (though they didn’t meet us till later), and an often-overlooked fabulous breakfast dish: shirred (or baked) eggs.
Orphaned by circumstance and the storm… and a reprise of Fish ‘n’ Potatoes, an enduring Maritime favorite.
Recalling a few of my salty years with my Muscongus Bay Sloop, and a rich and hearty French onion soup with gruyere.
Snippets of memories from Boston’s ultra-exclusive Somerset Club, and another shameless promotion of one of my favorites, Welsh Rarebit.