Category: Massachusetts

Salem and the witches

The Salem witches are gone without a trace. Years ago, I read a book called A Delusion of Satan: The Full Story of the Salem Witch Trials by Frances Hill about the trials and burning of witches in 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts. In a nutshell, these horrific events were the result of ignorance, religious intolerance,…


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Notes from Boston

“Welcome to Boston, we tawk funny here” our waiter greeted us. Later, we laughed nervously as he and other waiters brought tray after try laden with food. I began to wonder whether the table was strong enough to support so much weight. That was our Thanksgiving dinner at Maggiano’s. They were serving a Thanksgiving menu…

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