The Lighter Side

B.I.L. OF THE YEAR GOES TO…

One of my favorite brothers-in-law, amongst a handful of very excellent brothers-in-law, (B.I.L.) is of the tech-savvy variety.  And also a voraciousOne of my favorite brothers-in-law, amongst a handful of very excellent brothers-in-law, (B.I.L.) is of the tech-savvy variety.  And also a voracious[...]
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YOU THINK IT’S EASY?

February 26, 2018     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Fun, In real life, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

It’s not easy being me. But you’d think I’ve got it all figured out by that “I’ve got it all figured out” look in myIt’s not easy being me. But you’d think I’ve got it all figured out by that “I’ve got it all figured out” look in my[...]
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THIS JUST IN…

Normally at this time of year we are pretty much obsessing, ok, it’s ME who obsesses, about Valentine’s Day.  This year, falling on “humpNormally at this time of year we are pretty much obsessing, ok, it’s ME who obsesses, about Valentine’s Day.  This year, falling on “hump[...]
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A WEEKEND LYFT

Weekends are great. Great business during Sunday brunch at both of our restaurants, led to (one) great football game to cap things off.  I first spentWeekends are great. Great business during Sunday brunch at both of our restaurants, led to (one) great football game to cap things off.  I first spent[...]
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I LOVE THIS

December 25, 2017     Posted in Announcements, Friendship, Fun, In real life, The Lighter Side

Making snacks with my daughters on Christmas day, and reading about making snacks and all of it.  Merry Christmas to you and yours! Old School snacking [...]
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BEAUTY IS IN THE EYES OF THE BEERHOLDER

July 24, 2017     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, In real life, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

That was the finalist when the beer-saying committee chose the new beer saying for our beer-saying blackboard at Cobblestones yesterday. I had submittedThat was the finalist when the beer-saying committee chose the new beer saying for our beer-saying blackboard at Cobblestones yesterday. I had submitted[...]
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DO YOU DO THIS?

May 17, 2017     Posted in Background, Fun, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

I went to a board meeting. A couple of us were early. A new board member was sitting on the couch, wearing a pink dress shirt, under a blue blazer. HisI went to a board meeting. A couple of us were early. A new board member was sitting on the couch, wearing a pink dress shirt, under a blue blazer. His[...]
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THANKS MOM

May 13, 2017     Posted in Background, In real life, My Girls, The Lighter Side

For teaching me to be loving, compassionate, and caring. For showing your children that the most vulnerable amongst us need and deserve our support andFor teaching me to be loving, compassionate, and caring. For showing your children that the most vulnerable amongst us need and deserve our support and[...]
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MVM UNDEDITED

For those of you who read my column in Merrimack Valley Magazine, thank you! For those of you who don’t receive the magazine, you should considerFor those of you who read my column in Merrimack Valley Magazine, thank you! For those of you who don’t receive the magazine, you should consider[...]
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WORLD CLASS PREMIERE AT MRA

Years ago while spending some precious father-daughter time in Manhattan, we stood in the TCKTS line and got cheap seats to see Edie Falco (Carmela Soprano)Years ago while spending some precious father-daughter time in Manhattan, we stood in the TCKTS line and got cheap seats to see Edie Falco (Carmela Soprano)[...]
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