Where Are the Bees?

This is my first spring in Providence, and I am reveling in the greenery that abounds throughout the city. And the “reddery,” “pinkery,” and “yellowery!” The flowers are amazing. Cascades of roses beg for attention. I often oblige them, burying … Continue reading

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Bicycle Deja Vu

35 years ago I couldn’t wait to get rid of my bike. It was baby blue with big fenders and fat tires. I don’t remember whether it had a basket on the front, but it definitely had a wide seat … Continue reading


Power of Place Summit

Spending nine hours with a bunch of town planners, architects, engineers, and real estate developers may not appeal to you, but I loved every minute of it! The occasion was the biannual GrowSmartRI summit at the Rhode Island Convention Center … Continue reading