Writer’s Blog

Whether about one of my books, or the culture back in the day, or today’s culture, or the Red Sox, I will write about whatever’s on my mind at the moment.

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Museum of Fine Art Boston

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Gonzo Poetry

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My Other Books

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Art History

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Cultural Considerations

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Life In The Mountains

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The Boston Red Sox

Cape Ann Artists

Cape Ann Artists

The Cape Ann and Gloucester which I knew as a teenager is unrecognizable today. From a stop in front of the Annisquam Village Church I caught the bus to town for movies at the North Shore or Strand theatres or to roam Brown’s Department store. A prevailing sense was...

Strawberry Banke

Strawberry Banke

The post and beam 17th century homes of New England were created in the manner of British homes of that period by Colonial settlers. While often restored, and stripped of later additions, a remarkable number of these dwellings still stand. Typically, they are built...

Down Maine

Down Maine

During the past three years Astrid and I have made but one road trip. That was a wonderful week in Gloucester in May to spend time with my sister Pip as well as explore our ancestral roots.  Recently we were three days in Boston then seven down Maine ending in...

LL Bean’s of Freeport:  Retail, not Outlet

LL Bean’s of Freeport: Retail, not Outlet

Rather jauntily, some time back, I floated the question. How about a road trip to Maine? There was an enthusiastic response. Last May we spent a week in Gloucester feasting on seafood at the Causeway, Azorean, and Charlie’s. We return in November as fellows of the...