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Walking away from the North End, to the sea

It’s good, actually, that there are so few visitor parking spots in our city’s North End, especially on a cool, beautiful night like tonight, when the sky is clear, the wind crisp, a bit salty.  We parked our car quite … Continue reading

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Meditation on Apple Pie

The festivities have ended. The Christmas trees are gone, the decorations put away, the resolutions made and, most likely broken in secret.  But more than any of these things, we have begun our collective, national dessert-diss.  Those delectable things we … Continue reading


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From my Files: Watertown

[This essay appeared originally in the summer 1998 issue of Ararat.  Some of the material is dated. Some Watertown shops have changed (and changed hands or folded) since then.  Arax Market itself has moved to a bigger location which is only a … Continue reading

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