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Comment on: Survivors and scientists recall devastating impact of Hurricane of 1938 on 75th anniversary - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/21/2013 04:48:45 EDT
I was 8 yrs. old when The Hurricane hit Lynn, MA. It shook the 4-storey brick apt. house where we lived. My Mom worried about my father getting home OK. He did. We children were delighted to hear the more »
Comment on: On a mission to save Godless Massachusetts - Magazine - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/18/2013 06:10:48 EDT
My family is "not religious" if you were to ask them, but, whether they know it or not, they lead very "religious" lives. We have descended from Roger Conant and one of my granddaughters attends his c more »
Comment on: N.H. woman held in wrong way driving - Boston.com
Posted 03/16/2013 05:36:40 EDT
What was she innocent of: driving an unreg'd veh, driving under the influnce, or driving the wrong way, or was she so drunk she didn't know?
Comment on: Reports: Beyonce lip-synched at inaugural address; Thoughts on that and Kelly Clarkson, James Taylor performances? - Sound Effects
Posted 01/22/2013 03:49:31 EST
Pardon my typo; it should be Ditto for singing America.
Posted 01/22/2013 03:47:12 EST
If singers want to write their own National Anthems, let them submit them to Washington to be judged. Otherwise, please sing the Anthems as written. Ditto for sing America.
Comment on: 1-Minute Personality Test - Miss Conduct - Boston.com
Posted 01/08/2013 05:27:50 EST
I am more like the cat who was politely trying to ignore the noisy, rude pup, but not quite so patient. I might have used that forbidden word to suggest he get lost.
Comment on: Stoneham storeowner tosses chili pepper in would-be robberâs face - Boston.com
Posted 11/13/2012 07:26:49 EST
Truly, God was with you. Good luck and good business. more »
Posted 11/13/2012 07:26:20 EST
Comment on: Childrenâs Hospital plans for garden are a step ahead and two steps back - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/03/2012 04:27:47 EDT
In May, 1936 my family doctor picked me up and carried me to his car, drove me and my parents to Children's Hospital where I spent the next 360 days fighting osteomyelitis. On ward 5 I had view of a l more »
Comment on: Brown accuses Harvard of falsely reporting Warrenâs ethnicity - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/26/2012 03:43:44 EDT
In searching for records of my own family I have never found a tribe that kept written records of birth, marriage and death,excepting,of course, the ancient Hebrews. In growing up we hear parents and more »
Comment on: Dealers hurt as consumers keep used cars longer - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/23/2012 12:37:49 EDT
My 1995 Dodger Intrepid 4-dr sedan has just under 70,000 miles and runs like a tiger. One of my pet peeves is dealing with car salesmen, so when I was in the market for a new car, I decided on the Int more »
Comment on: Brown aide calls ancestry issue test of Warrenâs integrity - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/15/2012 12:21:14 EDT
I live in New Hampshire so will not be voting for either candidate, but would like Mr. Brown to stick to reasons why he is the better candidate. His bringing up the issue of Elizabeth Warren's genealo more »
Comment on: Wedding party erupts in fight at Danversport Yacht Club - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/08/2012 02:17:14 EDT
When you mix alcohol and lack of civility you end up with chaos. more »
Comment on: Bittersweet âMaestroâ regards the life of Leonard Bernstein - Theater & art - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/01/2012 01:28:16 EDT
Ah, those youth concerts were my introduction to real music which 'til then had consisted of the William Tell Overture, and a few other pieces used as themes in radio programming. A young Leonard did more »
Comment on: How e-mail and texting have driven people to overuse exclamation points! Confessions of a serial exclamation pointer - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/25/2012 07:15:42 EDT
Amen! more »
Comment on: Should we have children? - Arts - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/19/2011 07:42:58 EST
As a mother, grandmother and gr. grandmother, I think that when a couple has to mull over the question "to procreate" for years, it is better for them not to have children. These two are not newlyweds more »
Comment on: 'A donkey’
Posted 12/11/2010 01:23:49 EST
All you parents who object to the book because of this one word, please ask your first-graders what the word means. Ten to one, they will know it only as a slur, and I am sure they will all know it. more »
Comment on: 'Nation’
Posted 07/27/2010 08:41:27 EDT
It saddened me to read of such an old farm being put up for sale, but I fully understand why.Farmers work long, hard days, have tremendous amounts of money invested in land and machinery, yet look at more »
Comment on: 'How do you sell a Granite State?'
Posted 06/13/2010 05:29:55 EDT
We retired to New Hampshire and this is what we found: Clean Air Clean Water Clean LivingWe love it. more »
Comment on: 'Personal quest drives DeLeo’
Posted 04/11/2010 02:56:42 EDT
I would like to point out that gambling is a vice, and where it thrives so thrives crime. Doesn't Massachusetts have enough vice already? more »
Comment on: Movie popcorn = 3 quarter pounders? - Movie Nation - Boston.com
Posted 11/19/2009 02:58:15 EST
We pop our corn in an airpopper and top it with just a drizzle of real butter, not any form of the plastics masquerading as butter. No salt since the butter is salted. Corn is healthy, high in fiber, more »
Comment on: 'New life begins after an unspeakable tragedy'
Posted 10/11/2009 03:38:09 EDT
Heart rending though this article is, I wish Ms. Abraham had stopped to think that 3 of these children are old enough to read. Put your self in their shoes. How would you like to go to school knowing more »
Comment on: 'On Nantucket, vehicle ban stirs battle over shore access'
Posted 09/05/2009 10:58:47 EDT
These beach owners don't just think they own their beaches. They have legal deeds that prove they do. Wouldn't we all like to to buy water-front property! But wanting doesn't make it so. And how lacki more »
Comment on: 'Sherlock Holmes’
Posted 07/18/2009 07:29:19 EDT
How can you mention Holmes and Dr. Watson without mentioning Nigel Bruce who is forever in my mind with Basil Rathbone?Noone has ever surpassed them in these roles. more »
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