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Fantastical Beasts

Fantastical Beasts

Ever wanted to ride a hawk or a lobster? On the Greenway of Boston, you can!  All of the seat choices on this carousel are native to the area: lobsters, cod fish, fox, squirrels, grasshoppers, skunks, and more! Know before you go: Tickets cost $3 per ride and cash, credit cards, or debit cards are accepted. Hours during the fall are Friday ~> Sunday, 11 am to 7 pm

2016 Plans: Conquering the Canyon

2016 Plans: Conquering the Canyon

Remember how one of our plans for 2016 was to do more hiking? It was partially inspired by wanting to feel and get healthier, but also because of an idea that I had years ago when my dad was first diagnosed with leukemia. Unable to bike ride for very long (and lacking a bike) and not really interested in doing a marathon, I found a different type of charity activity: hiking! First called “Hike for Discovery” and then a few…

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Photos with Wolves

Photos with Wolves

Last year, I received a request from my niece to take her on a birthday trip to the New England Aquarium.  A really loves animals and spent the day staring at the penguins, leafy dragon seahorses, and giant fish there in amazement. This year, I decided our trip would be a little bit different. I had heard about a sanctuary up in Ipswich, MA that I thought would blow her away; a place called “Wolf Hollow.” Recently, A has been…

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Relay for Life

Relay for Life

Another relay for life is in the books. We didn’t stay past lockdown, though, because of the rain. Can’t have a man with leukemia out in that weather, nor the 5 kids. It was a fun night again, though. This one was very well organized, except for the fact that the lumineria bags kept catching on fire. Had to stamp out one myself in front of our tent. Looking forward to next year already. Want to donate to my team…

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