H Is for The House of the Seven Gables: #atozchallenge

Unable to think of an H word I could get a post out of (I searched the dictionary for a likely candidate, but in vain), I fall back on a post that appeared April 9, 2018, exactly one year ago, for Day H of the A to Z Challenge. It's a little English majory, but … Continue reading H Is for The House of the Seven Gables: #atozchallenge

Day H: House of the Seven Gables #AtoZChallenge

In November 2016, I posted about my upcoming visit to Salem, Massachusetts for UnCon, the writers' conference hosted biannually by Writer Unboxed. And in my usual flippant fashion, I said, "Cold is what I wanted when I registered for the conference last summer. Sweater weather. I don’t get nearly enough." The truth is that I'd heard … Continue reading Day H: House of the Seven Gables #AtoZChallenge

Doodle 2. The Crossword, Sort Of

Doodle 2. Doodle one of your favorite things to do. My favorite thing is to fly to Albany, rent a car, get a hotel room in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and spend several days driving up U.S. Route 7 to Burlington, Vermont, and down U.S. Route 7 to Lenox, Massachusetts (Edith Wharton's house), and up to Burlington, and down to … Continue reading Doodle 2. The Crossword, Sort Of