Neither Fall nor Winter

New England is blessed with four distinct seasons, each so beautiful it’s hard to pick a favorite—although our autumns are particularly spectacular. Even the “in-between” seasons are lovely in Providence—like now, when the trees have lost their leaves and before … Continue reading

Becky Chace Band Funeral Home Sign

Concert at a Funeral Home?

  Last summer I caught The Becky Chace Band at one of Rhode Island Historical Society’s Concerts Under the Elms. The musicians put on a lively show with a good mix of original tunes and covers, all anchored by Becky Chace’s confident lead vocals and … Continue reading

Little Free Library book selection

Little Free Library

Providence is a great town for readers. We are blessed with several independent book shops including the Brown Bookstore, Books on the Square, Paper Nautilus, and Cellar Stories. We have a wonderful library system with branches all over the city. Now … Continue reading

Imperial Pearl Exterior

Imperial Pearl

With Christmas just a few weeks away and several nieces to shop for, I decided to check out the factory sale at Imperial Pearl in East Providence. Although I arrived just as the doors were opening, the parking lot was already … Continue reading