Category Archives: USA Destinations

The Calm Before the “Storm”


The temperature and wind chill was below zero for some this morning, but that took second billing of what is to come.  America’s Northeast is gearing up for another “weather event” – Winter Storm Pax.    Depending on one’s location, some will see rain … Continue reading

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The Temple of Dendur


A couple of weeks ago, furrylittlegnome made the trek to “The Big Apple” for culture, holiday decoration displays and for some much needed shopping.  Her first stop was to 5th and 82nd.  The destination?   The Metropolitan Museum of Art. … Continue reading

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Boston to New York


Plane. Train. Bus. Car. There are ample modes of transportation for furrylittlegnome to choose from to get to “The Big Apple” this week. Pre-September 11th, flying was her first choice. The shuttle into LaGuardia was less than an hour. From … Continue reading

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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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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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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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