Author Archives: FLG

A Glimpse into the life of Isabella Stewart Gardner


The year was 1990.  Two men disguised as Boston police officers entered the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum telling museum guards they were responding to a call.  Both security guards on duty on March 18th were handcuffed by the impersonators and … Continue reading

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The Day After Game Six


It is a quiet, Halloween morning in Boston, Massachusetts. A little before midnight, New England and most of America, watched the Boston Red Sox end a ninety-five year drought at Fenway Park with a decisive victory over the St Louis … Continue reading

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Ahead of the Fashion Curve?


We have been hearing about it for a week now. Cold temperatures will hit New England in the next few days. With that in mind, on Sunday night, furrylittlegnome made the switch. Her summer clothes were placed in the back … Continue reading

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An Illuminating Sunday Drive


A tad under two hours west of Boston sits South Deerfield, Massachusetts. A small, quaint New England town, it is home to one of New England’s most popular destinations: Yankee Candle. With over 19,000 retailers in the United States, Yankee … Continue reading

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The Color of Autumn in the Green Mountain State


Just a few days ago, as furrylittlegnome headed north, she was a little disappointed in the color.  She was already in the Green Mountain State and expected to see the bright reds, yellows and oranges the autumn leaves had to offer.  … Continue reading

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Not Back to Normal


Sorry for the absence, friends, but furrylittlegnome has been under the weather.  When gnome is ill, all activities (except for watching television) cease to exist. A fortnight ago, the first symptoms appeared.  She was tired, her throat a little scratchy, … Continue reading

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The Rodin Museum in Paris


Leaving Les Invalides in Paris, furrylittlegnome’s friend looked at our trusted map.  We would head over to a museum that gnome had not visited on previous trips to the City of Lights, and lucky for us, it was located next … Continue reading

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So Long, Summer!


Folks. Furrylittlegnome is not going to sugarcoat it. She had a terrible summer. The deluge of rain over the Labor Day holiday, here in America, pretty much made it unsalvageable. Sure, she went to visit family in Vermont once or … Continue reading

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Something to See in Maine


About five miles southeast of Portland, Maine is the small town of Cape Elizabeth. Located on the Northern New England coastline, the major tourist attraction here is the Portland Head Light, located on Fort Williams Park. Today, the lighthouse is eighty … Continue reading

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Justin Timberlake and Jay Z at Fenway Park


The city of Boston was abuzz last weekend as two powerhouse musicians came to town to put on a little show at historical Fenway Park.  Yes, ladies and gentlemen, furrylittlegnome was able to see “The Legends of Summer”  tour at … Continue reading

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