“THE CREATIVE SOUL OF LOWELL”

November 19, 2022     Posted in Uncategorized

The Creative Soul of Lowell I woke up Saturday morning with the opposite of my once typical get-up-and-go mojo. I pulled the covers up higher, clickedThe Creative Soul of Lowell I woke up Saturday morning with the opposite of my once typical get-up-and-go mojo. I pulled the covers up higher, clicked[...]
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HOW ‘BOUT THEM APPLES?

November 10, 2022     Posted in Uncategorized

I ran into Colin Finn a few days ago at Market Basket and it made me think of something as he smiled while snuggled securely in his car seat. There’sI ran into Colin Finn a few days ago at Market Basket and it made me think of something as he smiled while snuggled securely in his car seat. There’s[...]
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SOMETIMES IT MAKES ME WONDER…

September 15, 2022     Posted in Uncategorized

Off the restaurant topic, for just a minute, but related (watch and see): I went to the party store a few weeks ago–Party Time I think. I neededOff the restaurant topic, for just a minute, but related (watch and see): I went to the party store a few weeks ago–Party Time I think. I needed[...]
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SUMMER TIME!

August 18, 2022     Posted in Uncategorized

An Easy Breezy Nine Holes on Chappy at The Royal and Ancient Golf Club. If not just the name, or, taking a three-car ferry from one small’ish islandAn Easy Breezy Nine Holes on Chappy at The Royal and Ancient Golf Club. If not just the name, or, taking a three-car ferry from one small’ish island[...]
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THE MAY UPDATE

May 21, 2022     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Friendship, Fun, In real life

Hello Lowell, and beyond! Where do I even begin at 4 a.m., after being prematurely awakened by my brain streaming ideas for this column. “Bad brain,Hello Lowell, and beyond! Where do I even begin at 4 a.m., after being prematurely awakened by my brain streaming ideas for this column. “Bad brain,[...]
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THE A, B, CUISINES OF MY HOOD!

March 21, 2022     Posted in Uncategorized

As dinner time approached, I looked out the window of my downtown condo and began to get both anxious and excited—oh the world of possibilities! WhatAs dinner time approached, I looked out the window of my downtown condo and began to get both anxious and excited—oh the world of possibilities! What[...]
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WALLET, KEYS, MASK, TISSUES

February 9, 2022     Posted in Uncategorized

No matter how fast she wiped a tear away, another flowed just behind—her hands steadily alternating cheeks with modest effectiveness, up and out, yetNo matter how fast she wiped a tear away, another flowed just behind—her hands steadily alternating cheeks with modest effectiveness, up and out, yet[...]
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OUT THE BATHROOM WINDOW

January 25, 2022     Posted in Uncategorized

The rants and raves of a career restaurant owner, ‘still waiting on fries’ “Where’s Henry? He’s been seated.” Way (way) back in theThe rants and raves of a career restaurant owner, ‘still waiting on fries’ “Where’s Henry? He’s been seated.” Way (way) back in the[...]
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CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS?

December 31, 2021     Posted in Uncategorized

To those linked here from Merrimack Valley Magazine, I offer a bittersweet welcome. I am terribly saddened by the news that brought you here–toTo those linked here from Merrimack Valley Magazine, I offer a bittersweet welcome. I am terribly saddened by the news that brought you here–to[...]
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MILES TO GO

July 4, 2020     Posted in Background, In real life, News

At a recent gathering with friends, there was an empty chair between two groupings. On the left, the seven old folks–my age. On the right, six representingAt a recent gathering with friends, there was an empty chair between two groupings. On the left, the seven old folks–my age. On the right, six representing[...]
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