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


Acme Video

Update: Acme Video is no longer in business. I am a sucker for businesses that operate in old buildings; cafes in gussied-up train depots or bicycle shops in former garages. I was dismayed when the New Britain Museum of American Art … Continue reading


Easiest Easter Egg Hunt Ever

This is the first time since my daughter’s birth 16 years ago, that I didn’t do a darn thing for Easter. No plastic eggs filled with jelly beans or coins, hidden in house plants and sofa cushions. No flimsy basket … Continue reading