Spring Break: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Spring Break in New England is a bit of a dilemma.  It is when the flowers start blooming. The weather is great and you just want to stay put to enjoy spring’s début.  On the other hand, it is a full week with no school for the kids and if you’re lucky you can take…

Broadway, Ballet & Al Fresco Spectating

   The Opera House isn’t dormant, but Boston Ballet is on a break if by “break” one means special projects, guest performing, galas and ballerina bootcamps. While Boston Ballet Company is scattered around the world working on summer projects Broadway in Boston is filling the stage with their craft.  Some companies have summer homes.  New…

Over the River and Onto the Cape: Thanksgiving Vacation

I love the tradition of American Thanksgiving.  Even though I grew up in Canada we never celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving until this year (in Cambridge, MA USA).  In Canada Thanksgiving isn’t really a holiday.  We learn about the pioneers and we talk about the harvest, and maybe colour in a horn of plenty or two in…

Mondays Are Better with Pain

Mondays can be a pain in the @$$.  If you don’t start Monday off right you might feel like there’s no hope for the week ahead.  Sometimes it is the little things like the milk in your coffee curdling or having the perfect cappuccino that make or break your Monday.  Today, simply finding a Pain…