For the last week, I’ve been in Rochester, NY visiting my family. It was nice to go home during the summer because it rarely happens since I’m usually traveling somewhere.

I started out in the Adirondacks at my cousins’ house on White Lake. I know I wrote a post about Pinemór before but I have to say it again – it’s like heaven on Earth. Then I had to say goodbye to the Syracuse contingent of the Bairds. It was awful and sad. My poor cousin Continue reading

My Love Affair with East Boston

I’m a HUGE fan of my neighborhood in Boston. It’s right on the water. It has tons of green space. It’s an eclectic mix of old Italian and new Latino immigrants. It has the BEST view of the Boston skyline. You hear bachata floating through the windows. Lots of young families are moving here. Kids play ball in the parks until it’s dark. You might hear Spanish, English, Italian, and Portuguese while walking just a few blocks.  I just love it.

And yet….so many people never take the time to come and visit this fabulous part of Boston. Granted, it’s a bit out of the way but it’s worth the trouble. So I’ve been trying to Continue reading