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The big move: Somerville, MA to Charlotte, VT

I’m in final stages of packing up my apartment in preparation for a move to Vermont.  Along with clothes, shoes, bedding, and other standard possessions, I’ve had a few more eclectic projects as I pack.  I cleaned up my worm … Continue reading

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Celebrate Biking: Fun Free Events!

As I plan a move to rural Vermont, I become more and more appreciative of how bikeable metro Boston has become.  I’ve lived here for 7 years without owning a car and have loved it! May is bike month and … Continue reading

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Early Signs of Spring

On Groundhog Day, February 2, 2012, I noticed Iris leaves poking up into the air, swelling of the buds of some street trees, and blooming Snow Drops scattered across a yard I passed as I returned to my apartment from … Continue reading

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The Boil Down Approaches

Today while sitting at my desk, I took a moment to mentally step back from the hourly coordination craziness that happens during the syruping season.  Assessing the overall progress of the Somerville Maple Syrup Project this year made me much … Continue reading

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Maple Tapping Time

Supporters or the Somerville Maple Syrup will be tapping sugar maple trees on the Tufts Campus this Thursday January 26th at 3pm.  Families, neighbors, students, and anyone interested in participating in this fun outdoor event should gather at the bottom … Continue reading

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City Biking

Growing up in Vermont, I thought bikes simply facilitated recreation – I certainly didn’t consider them a tool help me get to any practical destination.  In Somerville, it’s easy to live without a car.  Everything I do for work or … Continue reading

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Harvest Season…or Festival Season?

September is certainly a time of plenty when it comes to local food in Massachusetts. It also happens to be a season plentiful in great community festivals and events.  Attending these events is a great way to get out, show … Continue reading

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