Sometimes, all we need is a piece. Decisions in our lives are a constant, but some are big enough to make you doubt yourself, to make you pause, and wonder if you’re capable of making the choice on your own. We might want to consult someone else. We want to make sure we consider the […]Read more "Advice"
When is it time to pick up and leave? For the first 18 years of life, give or take, I didn’t have to think too much. I always knew I’d stick with public schools, and so the path before me was clear. My educational choices were preordained, so I was free to be myself, to […]Read more "So Go"
“Once I leave this town, I’m never coming back.” I don’t remember the exact moment I made that statement, and there’s a good reason for that. I’ve said this or some version of this several times over, in reference to my hometown of Reading, Massachusetts. Years back, we were in the process of selling my […]Read more "Proclamations"
A friend of mine came to Medford this past weekend. We had a lovely time, went to a few restaurants and spots I’d never been to before, and after a good breakfast at a diner on Sunday morning, we went for a walk at Assembly Row. We walked along the Mystic River, and found a […]Read more "This Modern Dating"