Tagged with Salem MA

Post “Nemo” snowball fight on the Common, Salem MA

Post “Nemo” snowball fight on the Common, Salem MA

On Sunday morning, February 10, 2013, after the Nor’Easter “Nemo,” passed through New England dumping 28″ of snow on the City of Salem, a call came out and mayhem ensued… After a solid hour of relentless bombardment, one participant cried in victory, “I LOVE the smell of snow-palm in the morning!”

A Day in the LIFEbridge (antique, vintage & retro treasures in Salem MAThrift Store)

A Day in the LIFEbridge (antique, vintage & retro treasures in Salem MAThrift Store)

I’ve been a thrifty Frugalista long before it was fashionable.  Age four when my babysitter brought me to my first church bazaar;  Mom armed me with a dollar in my pocket.  Uncertain how the parish school would get a “white elephant” in the basement, I entered with extreme caution. Until I spied a table loaded with plates and glassware typically reserved for holiday dinners in my home. I spent most … Continue reading

My Inner Shore (inner peace in a garden)

My Inner Shore (inner peace in a garden)

The Lake Isle of Innisfree By William Butler Yeats I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee; And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there, … Continue reading