Off-Topic: Winter’s Feathered Royalty

Over the past few weeks, Ipswich has been visited by some rather impressive royalty of the feathered persuasion. The chance to catch a glimpse of these avian arrivals has coaxed many to venture out into the cold bleakness of the New England midwinter. Those lucky enough to make a sighting will tell you it was […]

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Tell me again why I should care.

Tell me again why I should listen to you. Tell me again why I should care.   You told me once before, but I’ve forgotten what you said. It was just too much to remember.   I’m busy and overwhelmed and late for something. (I’m always late for something.) I have forty-seven yet-to-be-done things on […]

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Off-Topic: January Quiet

As much as I enjoy the season’s glittery chaos, my favorite day of the holidays is the day after Christmas. Even as a child, I preferred December 26th to the main event. I have always loved way the hustle and bustle grinds to a sudden halt, like a bullet train finally pulling into the station […]

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