Category Archives: Out of Home Range

Last Day to Sign Up for Waltham Boys & Girls Club Virtual Gala April 29

The Waltham Boys & Girls Club is hosting a virtual gala titled “Whatever It Takes” on April 29 to support its mission as a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of young people by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence. This year, the Gala

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It’s Patriot’S Day in Massachusetts, Maine … and Wisconsin?

“The thunderbolt falls on an inch of ground; but the light of it fills the horizon.” – Ralph Waldon Emerson As any good Mainer or Massachusettsian (?) can tell you, today is Patriot’s Day, a state holiday commemorating the events of April 19, 1775, when the shot was heard ’round the world. Those shots (not singular) were popularly known as

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Outside the Home Range: A Walk on the Charles in Watertown

Changing the tires from winter to summer versions means two hours of exploration time near Direct Tire in Watertown. With the local coffee shops less appealing, and a cloudy but warm early spring afternoon enticing the Owl, it was time to head out to the Charles River Reservation. The Charles River Reservation stretches twenty mles along the Charles River, but

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Outside the Home Range: Basquiat at the Museum of Fine Arts

After an on-again, off-again winter, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is open and ready for your visit. There are a number of interesting exhibits (this Monet person sounds familiar), and of course there is the magnificent permanent collection to peruse. A recent renovation in the Egyptian wing will definitely be of interest to all. The Owl highly recommends the

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