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New Dong Khanh Restaurant in Chinatown Boston

It is no secret that you can get great Chinese food in Chinatown. What many don’t realize, is that you can get some pretty good offerings from different Asian countries as well. Take New Dong Khanh Restuarant, located in the heart of Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood, this small, Cash only Vietnamese Restaurant is serving up delicious… Read more »

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Friendship of Salem Maritime Historical Site

Salem has a rich maritime history that dates back to the original Native American inhabitants of the region, which once considered it an important trading and fishing spot. The tribe that inhabited the area during the arrival of the Europeans in 1647  were known as the Naumkeag, which also meant fishing place. Picking up where… Read more »

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Beta Burger Boston

Few foods hit that sweet spot of flavor and comfort quite like a juicy burger overflowing with my favorite toppings. The downside of course that they are generally unhealthy and stand in the way of my goals to live a healthier lifestyle and consume healthier foods. That’s where Beta Burger in Boston’s Mission Hill Neighborhood… Read more »

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Boston Christmas

A Boston Christmas is enchanting. Boston is beautiful any time of year, but this New England city shines with a special festive air during the Christmas season.  Businesses, landmarks, and homes all get decked out with lights and decor so beautiful you start to feel like you are in Christmas Wonderland. The trellises of Christopher Columbus park… Read more »

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Autumn in Lawrence, MA

As a child, the end of autumn meant only one thing, that winter would soon be upon us and with it the Holiday season. Yet, as I grew older I gained a greater appreciation for the season and all it’s beauty. No longer just the transitional season between my beloved summers and dreaded winters, Fall… Read more »

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Ropes Mansion Garden

When I was a little girl I loved The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. I loved the idea of a place full of beauty that served as a sanctuary from the world and all it’s troubles. When I walked through the vinny arched trellis at the entrance of the Ropes Mansion Garden I got that… Read more »

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The New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston, MA

“The New England Holocaust Memorial is placed in Boston, near the Freedom Trail, surrounded by important symbols of American history and human rights, to be used by generations to witness history and reaffirm the basic rights of all people.” First they came for the Communists,   and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Communist. Then they came for the Jews,   and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists,   … Read more »