welcoming warm weather

Here it is the month of May and we finally feel warmth! Boston’s long cold winter segued into a long cold spring, not until May 1st did relief arrive finally – the warmer weather we needed so badly. Neighborhood clean-up activities in Dorchester are a sure sign of springtime, and many neighbors helped clean up … Continue reading

snowstorms for Boston!

snowstorms for Boston!

We in Boston are surviving this winter’s batch of snowstorms just fine. We don’t like the cold – only 0ºF, which is about -18ºC! Maybe about 12 inches of snow (or 30cm) is coming at us this time. We have a married couple from Brazil (where it is now summer time) visiting us and they … Continue reading

happy winter!

Season’s Greetings! Auguri di Buon Natale! Weihnachtsgrüße! 크리스마스 인사! Joyeuses Fêtes! 冬天的问候! Зимние Привет! (Immortalizing a friend’s really lovely Christmas tree, hope he won’t mind!)

Icy Ashmont Hill

Winter has arrived! Not much of a storm this past weekend, but the snow has frozen as hard as iron, walking and driving are treacherous, and many Bostonians fantasize about a vacation home in sunny Florida…