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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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Marblehead Race Week

Marblehead Race Week

As a teenager, except for the dead of winter, I was a year-round competitive sailor. With a “coach,” Mr. Powers, I comprised the sailing “team” of Boston Latin School. On Saturdays I took the T from Brookline to Sullivan Square in Charlestown. From there, in the Fall...

Annisquam:  Family Values

Annisquam: Family Values

With thriving medical practices, other than Sunday, there was little family time with our parents. That changed during summers in Annisquam. There was an office on the first floor of our large home at 1760 Beacon Street in Brookline. We had dinner at 5:30 PM as office...

Annisquam:  Fishboats

Annisquam: Fishboats

Most likely I was thirteen or so when the Annisquam Yacht Club catered a traditional New England clam bake on Light House Beach. No doubt it derived from Native Americans who harvested shellfish during summers before migrating to winter quarters. Remains of their clam...

Annisquam:  Growing Up Absurd

Annisquam: Growing Up Absurd

As a family, we most enjoyed Spring and Fall in Annisquam. Depopulated of summer folk there was a deep sense of land and sea. From our home in Norwood Heights, it was a short walk to deserted Lighthouse Beach. The air was fresh, salty, and sweet. When we first arrived...