About Me: I've been in the Boston area since 1999, I'm an upstate NY native. I love to garden (veggies/flowers/herbs) and bake, read and I'm car-free. I go strawberry and apple picking each spring/fall.
Comment on: Newton parents gather to discuss suicide after two studentsâ deaths stun community - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/22/2013 09:57:50 EDT
I understand McCain's comment, "we're going to do something." It's exactly how I felt when I lost a second family member to suicide in 2006. It took me time to get to a certain place in my healing t more »
Comment on: Forum, fund planned in Newton after deaths of two high school students - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/21/2013 11:14:37 EDT
This is so sad. I lost my two uncles to suicide in 1981 and 2006. I'm attending AFSP's International Survivors Day on Nov. 23. Boston University is hosting the Boston location. There are many other more »
Comment on: The 10 most influential women in biotech - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/19/2013 04:07:55 EDT
Have you ever done a simliar list for higher ed?
Comment on: Alignable aims to help local businesses multiply their marketing power, starting in Boston's western suburbs and the Cape - Innovation Economy - Boston.com
Posted 07/12/2013 11:14:52 EDT
Scott, thanks for sharing this interesting news. Anne DiNoto
Comment on: Brushing up on Sicilian fare - Dishing - Boston food blog
Posted 01/03/2013 10:33:43 EST
As someone with Sicilian roots, I'm thrilled to see you focus on Sicily. Unfortunately, the trip is beyond my travel budget this year, but it's one of my dreams to get there. I'm interested in your st more »
Comment on: Flu hits Massachusetts unusually early and hard - Boston.com
Posted 12/29/2012 08:03:14 EST
My 2-yr old nephew got the flu this week and he DID get the flu shot! more »
Comment on: Crazy but true: women having foot surgery to fit into high-heeled shoes - Boston.com
Posted 11/28/2012 08:41:18 EST
Talk to any foot specialist and they'll tell you they do surgery on women's feet all the time due to problems caused by wearing high heels/bad shoes; seems the same to me. Wasn't there a woman on danc more »
Posted 11/28/2012 08:41:12 EST
Comment on: 'Five tips to help new college graduates get a handle on repaying student loans'
Posted 07/08/2011 11:26:15 EDT
College grads please be mindful of your Federal Perkins loans. Often times Federal Perkins loan are "forgotten" in the repayment process because they are administered by the school and there is a a ni more »
Comment on: 'Pick-your-own strawberries at farms in the area'
Posted 06/27/2011 01:34:08 EDT
6/27/2011 This morning I went picking at Verrill Farms in Concord, right at 9 am. I knew I was taking a chance with the field conditions, because of all the recent rain and the festival this past satu more »
Comment on: 'Biologist explores man-made barriers between us and nature'
Posted 06/20/2011 08:27:24 EDT
Sounds like an interesting book-I will add it to my book list-thx for the review. more »
Posted 06/20/2011 08:12:56 EDT
A friend and I went picking at Hanson Farms Sunday (June 19) afternoon. We are adding this farm to our "favorites" list for places to pick strawberries! It's in a "country" setting, friendly staff, gr more »
Comment on: Berkshire%20Botanical%20Garden%26%2339%3Bs%20March%20Classes%20and%20Workshops
Posted 02/27/2011 08:01:13 EST
I would love to go to a couple of these workshops. Any ideas on getting in touch with people from Boston that are going? Thanks for sharing these events.Anne DiNoto more »
Comment on: 'Mentally ill man charged in ATM attack'
Posted 07/10/2009 10:21:47 EDT
"Some mentally ill people are violent criminals" the point being some and the reality is very few mentally ill people are violent criminals, it's headlines and stories like this that encourage the sti more »
Comment on: '2 young psychiatric patients arrested '
Posted 07/08/2009 10:03:51 EDT
Would 2 young psychiatric patients arrested even be a story if it didn't happen with psychiatric patients? What if the patients were cancer patients would you use the same headline? This is a good exa more »
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