Category Archives: Boston

The Other Side of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade


Picture it. Sunday, March 18th, 2012. It’s a balmy 68 degrees fahrenheit, and more than 500,000 spectators have descended to the streets of South Boston, Massachusetts. The infamous St. Patrick’s Day parade is in full swing in this overwhelming Irish … Continue reading

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A Change of Scenery


House-sitting is typically a fun time for furrylittlegnome. It’s like being on vacation without actually being on vacation. Five floors of prime real estate in the city of Boston, a nine minute walk to and from work and no one … Continue reading

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Super Tuesday = Tired Wednesday


This week, furrylittlegnome was given a treat: three tickets to Mitt Romney’s Super Tuesday election night party at The Westin Hotel, in Boston! Although this gnome is registered as an independent voter and not committed to or affiliated with one … Continue reading

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$23.03


“Do you want vanilla, chocolate or cookie dough? Vanilla, please. Yes, please. Yes, please. Yes, please. Yes, please. Yes, please.” An innocent telephone conversation with room service… Twenty minutes later: A pint of Ben & Jerry’s vanilla ice cream. Small … Continue reading

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