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Nantucket Island, MA

September 15th, 2022|Massachusetts|

Did you know that Nantucket was the inspiration for the novel Moby Dick? During the 1700’s to mid 1830’s, Nantucket was the Whaling Capital of the World. The most prized catch was the sperm whale, [...]

Martha’s Vineyard, MA

September 14th, 2022|Massachusetts|

Well... Martha's Vineyard is a bit of false advertising. We met no one named Martha, and there was NO vineyard! What WAS made here? Jaws, the 1975 Steven Spielberg summer blockbuster.

Hyannis, MA

September 12th, 2022|Massachusetts|

Hyannis became famous as a playground for the Kennedy family. JFK's father Joe Kennedy, already a millionaire in 1926, had been blackballed from a private club near Boston, reportedly due to his Irish Catholic roots. [...]

JFK Presidential Library

October 17th, 2015|Massachusetts|

Can you believe the JFK Presidential Library didn't open until 1979?  It was delayed due to so many things - JFK's assassination in 1963 followed by RFK's assassination in 1968.  Lyndon Johnson built his in [...]

On Walden Pond

October 14th, 2015|Massachusetts|

We had a wonderful stay in Wellesley, MA with our friends, the Bedi's.  Walden Pond is in Concord, right around the corner from their house!  On a beautiful clear fall day, we had a nice [...]