I am not blessed with words this morning, but we did get to spend a couple of hours acting like tourists this weekend in Faneuil Hall, so I am blessed with pictures. Enjoy! One of the signs of spring in … Continue reading
I confess, I love visiting the Franklin Park Zoo in winter. True, the giraffes, the budgies, and the other warm-weather animals are in their winter enclosures and off-exhibit. You have to visit the farm animals in the barn, rather than … Continue reading
I know, I know, News of the Week is a Friday thing, not a Saturday one. Saturday is for Funny Stuff My Daughter Says. What can I say? Yesterday got away from me, and as it’s a three-day weekend, I … Continue reading
The Five-Year-Old and I are fired up about our chance to go vote this morning. I’ve taken her with me to vote in every election since she’s been born. The poll ladies just love her. I’m lucky in that the … Continue reading
All set for tomorrow’s Rabbit Farewell Event Aoife Barrington-Haber sent in this photo yesterday of the Dedham bunnies gathered on stage at First Church, Dedham in advance of tomorrow’s “Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow!” Rabbit Farewell Open House. Thanks, Aoife! Rumor … Continue reading
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In my last post, I said Caterpickles would be on hiatus this week to prepare for and cope with the results of Hurricane Sandy. But after passing several fallen trees on our way to school yesterday, The Five-Year-Old asked if … Continue reading
Given the number of haunted houses and other Halloween-related festivities on The Five-Year-Old’s calendar this weekend, it seems like a good time to review the literature on a crucial question: Does garlic protect against vampires? According to a 1994 study … Continue reading
Although we haven’t been talking about them as much lately, a lot has been happening with the bunnies in the Dedham Public Art Project. Bengal Bunny Update Of course, the big news is that the Bengal Bunny is finally repaired, which … Continue reading
Even a horrible cold couldn’t keep The Five-Year-Old from crashing the Fall Fair and Pumpkin Festival yesterday once she heard that the newly repaired Bengal Bunny would be there. We were there just long enough for her to grab this … Continue reading
At the Dedham Fall Fair and Pumpkin Festival at the Dedham Community House today from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Address: 671 High Street Dedham, MA 02026 I hear they have pony rides too.