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“Our Time” cabaret night at the Whitney Center for the Arts

Posted on: April 14th, 2014 by
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This past weekend, I attended one of the Whitney Center for the Arts events, this one being a wonderful night of cabaret.  Featuring singer and pianist, Ron Ramsay and singer, Samantha Talora, “Our Time” was a fabulous night of … Continue reading the story ““Our Time” cabaret night at the Whitney Center for the Arts”

Lunch at the Starving Artist Creperie and Cafe

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by
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I recently enjoyed a fabulous lunch at the Starving Artist Creperie and Café , in downtown Lee.  I had only … Continue reading the story “Lunch at the Starving Artist Creperie and Cafe”

Ghosts in the Berkshires

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by
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I was born in the Berkshires, and have always believed in ghosts.  Luckily for me, the Berkshires seem to have an abundance of ghosts and the stories to go along with them.  When I was younger, I lived in Pittsfield, and often  saw a ghost of a Native American man, who would peek in … [Read the full story …]

Winter snow in the Berkshires

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 by
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Snow means different things to different people around New England.  Kids,  of course think the more the better, and will gladly spend hours playing in the frigid temperatures.  There are the outdoor sports enthusiasts, who pray for the fluffy stuff, so they can get out on the slopes or hit the trails.  Then there are [Read the full story …]

Natural Food Stores in the Berkshires

Posted on: March 20th, 2014 by
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We are fortunate, in the Berkshires,  to live in the land of abundant farms and people who are committed to healthy foods, as a way of life.  In the summertime, it’s easy to find fresh, local produce. There are farmer’s markets, roadside stands, and if you don’t garden yourself, you know someone who does, that will willingly supply [Read the full story …]

Art weekend in Pittsfield

Posted on: March 18th, 2014 by
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The cold weather wasn’t giving in, so I eventually had to.  This past weekend, I layered on some warm clothes, and ventured out to Pittsfield, where there were multiple art show receptions that I wanted to attend.  There were also several writer’s workshops that I found my way to, so … Continue reading the story “Art [Read the full story …]

Visiting the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

Posted on: March 17th, 2014 by
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This weekend, I decided to come out of my hibernation and face this never-ending winter that has everybody moaning and groaning.  I had told myself recently, that I wasn’t going to go out in the elements( except when absolutely necessary), until I could go out in my flip flops and short sleeves.  I know, not [Read the full story …]

Froyo heaven at Ayelada…..

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by
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Like many other things, the Berkshires were slow to welcome the frozen yogurt phenomenon to our area.  Since it has arrived however, it has become a standard business in almost every big town in the county.  They are all fine and well, I mean, who doesn’t like yummy froyo with tons of tasty toppings piled on?  But, out of [Read the full story …]

Opening children’s eyes to the fun in reading!

Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by
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Every year, my children’s elementary school holds a literacy night, inviting families to come and participate in the fun of reading.  The theme of this year’s event was entitled, ‘Literacy Knight’, and of course centered around medieval times.  There were fantastic cardboard ‘castles’, set up all throughout the school.  As part of the event, … [Read the full story …]

A visit to Peter Alvarez Salon in Lenox

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by
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Like most women, I am fickle about my hair.  Of course, I am the opposite of most women, who visit hair stylists on a regular basis, and use products and implements to get their hair just right.  I never used to cut my hair, it just grew to its natural state, and I loved it.  I [Read the full story …]