Category Archives: Watertown

Notes on an Overfull Time

What a winter. I’ve not posted here for sooo long. My kitchen is sooo messy. My inbox is soooo full. My heart is soooo full, too. So let me summarize the last 6 weeks of my life out and about … Continue reading

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Second-hand Santas

It’s Black Friday. Mall parking lots are crowded. But there’s plenty a room in the parking lot at Sister Thrift. My son and I spent 20 minutes browsing through all manner of unexpected items, chatting with the sales people, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Boo. Vote!

Thanks to whomever owns this home on Common Street for the tremendous message in the yard. It’s been a tough year for anyone who cares about the electoral process, civil discourse, or just plain human decency. Most people I know … Continue reading

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Courage and Cookies

This is Sara Emerson. She is a Baker. Today at Faire on the Square she was, for the first time, selling her baked goods to the public. She baked up batches of fudge and lemon muffins and chocolate chip cookies (which … Continue reading

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Bowling Together

I passed this lovely little “free library” while walking from Watertown Toyota to the church today. It made me think of my mom. My mother had a natural gift for connecting people. And she took it for granted that neighbors … Continue reading

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Kale and comfort

It withstood a few cold snaps and then a long dry spell. Neem oil protected it from the threat of wee invaders. Chicken wire and bungee cords protected it from the threat of larger invaders. It’s an early harvest of … Continue reading

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A stage full of hope

All through the month of February, our church served as a collection spot for donations for Syrian refugees. People were invited to bring in clothing, blankets, toys, and other goods for those who had fled violence and oppression at home … Continue reading

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