FOLK FESTIVAL 18 BITES AND HIGHLIGHTS

Written August 1, 2018, before vacation began…  A month to plan, three days of pure adrenaline and then at least a week to fully recover. That’sWritten August 1, 2018, before vacation began…  A month to plan, three days of pure adrenaline and then at least a week to fully recover. That’s[...]
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WHAT’S NEW?

That question is almost always answered with a “not much,” “nothing,” “same ol same ol,” and of course, the ever popular for the last coupleThat question is almost always answered with a “not much,” “nothing,” “same ol same ol,” and of course, the ever popular for the last couple[...]
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NEVER EVER #___?

At a “Nine and Dine” in the White Mountains following a weekend wedding (This is something I find ‘old’ people do; Play 9 holesAt a “Nine and Dine” in the White Mountains following a weekend wedding (This is something I find ‘old’ people do; Play 9 holes[...]
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CAPE OUTTAKE…

As it doesn’t appear in Merrimack Valley Magazine. The following “excerpt” didn’t make the word count cut, from my next column aboutAs it doesn’t appear in Merrimack Valley Magazine. The following “excerpt” didn’t make the word count cut, from my next column about[...]
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HIGHLIGHTS!

July 2, 2018     Posted in Background, Friendship, Fun, In real life, Restaurant

Kathy and I are amidst moving from our 5-bedroom family home of (23) years to a Lowell condo, less big.  It has been a week of filtering through, trashing,Kathy and I are amidst moving from our 5-bedroom family home of (23) years to a Lowell condo, less big.  It has been a week of filtering through, trashing,[...]
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WHAT A PARTY! WHAT GREAT FORTUNE…

June 23, 2018     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Friendship, Fun, My Girls, News, Restaurant

I began making notes for a speech.  How the past and the present have shaped Stones Hospitality Group’s success and set the stage for the future. WordsI began making notes for a speech.  How the past and the present have shaped Stones Hospitality Group’s success and set the stage for the future. Words[...]
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JUST TUESDAY UPS AND DOWNS

June 20, 2018     Posted in Uncategorized

My day began at the monthly Boys and Girls Club Board of Director’s meeting brainstorming pretty much the same thing we are always brainstorming—howMy day began at the monthly Boys and Girls Club Board of Director’s meeting brainstorming pretty much the same thing we are always brainstorming—how[...]
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FRONT PAGE NEWS

And you all thought I’m just another “pretty” face! All I wanted was to promote our 10 year anniversary party and say thank you toAnd you all thought I’m just another “pretty” face! All I wanted was to promote our 10 year anniversary party and say thank you to[...]
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HOW ABOUT THAT…

June 3, 2018     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, In real life, News, Restaurant

Kudos to Boston Globe Magazine, for recognizing iconic Boston restaurants… while they are still in business! Commonly, the focus is on the new restaurants–eitherKudos to Boston Globe Magazine, for recognizing iconic Boston restaurants… while they are still in business! Commonly, the focus is on the new restaurants–either[...]
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“TIMER ONE!”

May 18, 2018     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Contributors, News, Restaurant

The moonstones chef closest to the timer shouts when the timer starts beeping, so that the cook who set the timer for option “1″, knows toThe moonstones chef closest to the timer shouts when the timer starts beeping, so that the cook who set the timer for option “1″, knows to[...]
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