It Matters

The Boston’s Women March was the only experience I’d ever had with protest and the first significant one that involved voicing my civic dissent in more than 140 characters. Would there be counter protestors screaming and whipping Bic lighters at us? I wondered. After all, this was frickin Baaahston! We set cars on fire when… Read More It Matters

Look For It

The first time I noticed that something was etched on the side of the enormous Hancock Tower in the fall. The tower is a massive, glittering slab of real estate built in the 1970s on the edge of Copley Square in downtown Boston. Its reflective faces catch views of Trinity Church and other surrounding buildings,… Read More Look For It

Ready To Bloom

How do you know when you’re ready to blossom? I’m thinking about this while staring into the cheerful, upturned purple faces of a patch of crocuses. They are traditionally the first bits of life that make an appearance in March when the harshest winter days are thinning out. Sometimes the green spindles of their stems… Read More Ready To Bloom

Knit

The Mass Ave. bridge is the longest bridge in Boston. It straddles the Charles River and joins the Back Bay area with the part of Cambridge home to the revered and intimidating nerd factory, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Just walking over the bridge elevates your neurons. Painted numbers appear on the concreted in six-foot… Read More Knit