Happy July 4 N.H.: Meet Your New Citizen Neighbors

Today’s Naturalization Ceremony in Portsmouth’s historic Strawbery Banke was the place to be – where pomp wore red, white and blue, where circumstance carried American flags, where 72 citizens from 32 countries became America’s newest citizens.

Celebrate America: See You July 4 at Strawbery Banke

Need a pick me up? A reminder that in spite of all that has transpired, is transpiring, will transpire in this land of the free – for most, home of the brave – for all, the United States is still a country where people believe in the possible, the impossible, the American dream.

A Legacy of Staying Informed

My mother and aunts all received degrees from the College of our Lady of the Elms. My grandmother was adamant her girls be educated, informed, prepared for a world dominated by fools, by dopes who hoped to believe their own foolish lies.

A Graduation Speech We All Need To Hear

First off, wisdom.  Floss your teeth. And do it before you brush them so it will feel wrong not to brush your teeth without having first flossed them.  Your sixty year old gums will thank you and you will not regret going to the dentist. 

Cherished Memories Find New Home in Fire Pit

Last week I opened a trunk that had not seen the light of day since the late 90s. In the spirit of moving houses, packing and sorting, I opted to take this trunk with me as I traveled down to the south shore of Massachusetts.

Clearly, Clear Bins are the Best

Today I muse joyfully on the adverb, “clearly.” I love when people use this word, say things like, “clearly, I am mad” or “clearly, you are confused.