I don’t know who created the smiley face on the cut limb of a big old tree in my town, but I appreciate it. I pass it every day, sometimes several times a day, and I glance up every time.
Ten years ago it started raining on Mother’s Day and continued raining for days. Many communities in this area, especially Peabody and areas along the Merrimack River, experienced serious flooding. Here in South Hamilton, Massachusetts, it wasn’t too bad, but
I spend a lot of time working with old photographs, at home and at work, but I have recently started spending more time looking at old films online to help me be able to visualize the times and places where
Abraham Lincoln’s funeral service was held on April 19, 1865, after which the coffin was brought by procession to the Capitol Rotunda for a ceremonial burial service. The following morning, after a prayer service for the Lincoln cabinet, the coffin
It’s been an amazing winter here in Boston. Almost no snow in December and the first half of January, and then BAM, two major snowstorms, Juno and Marcus, with freezing cold in between, no melting, and several smaller doses of