Marathon Steps

Today marks the 119th running of the Boston Marathon, the most-viewed sporting event in the city I’m proud to call my hometown. From the moment that starter pistol sounds to the moment they cross the finish line, thousands of entrants are focusing on pushing themselves perhaps like they never have before. Though it’s rainy, those […]

A Dream of Fields: Opening Day at Fenway Park


If you’ve read all sorts of the stuff here on the Stuff, then you know I’m a baseball fan. Specifically, I’m a Boston Red Sox fan. The identity of a Red Sox fan changed in 2004 when they won the World Series after an 86-year drought. We were no longer “there’s always next year” fans, […]

Ready for Camp NaNoWriMo

It’s National Novel Writing Month Again! The original NaNoWriMo occurs in November, but since it grew in popularity, the organizers of the event run it again in April and July, and they adopt a summer camp theme for it. Click HERE to check it out. The premise is simple. There are many people out there who dream […]