Category Archives: Out of Home Range

Wellesley College’s Authors on Stage – May 10 at Elm Bank

. Once a year (except during the pandemic), Wellesley College Alumnae of Boston (I’m one! Except of Weston which is totally better) offers a program called Authors on Stage, featuring three authors speaking about their newly-released books. I look forward to presenting there when I finally launch my tell-all book about Weston, much in the line of Prince Harry’s Spare,

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Events in Neighboring Towns: Art, Music and Gardens

. As the Owl starts to shut things down for some electronics-free time, check out the following events in Lincoln and Concord next week and consider buying your Concord Garden Tour tickets asap. They are on sale today and go fast–they’re a fundraiser for the Concord Museum. If you are stay-cationing next week, or are working from home with some

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Donation Drive for Soccer Equipment for Afghan Kids

. As many readers know, St. Peter’s Church in Weston supports a community of Afghan evacuees in Manchester, New Hampshire. There is a new challenge drive and it has to do with the Owl family’s favorite sport! Sit down, lacrosse folks. There are eight Afghan kids who will play soccer this summer in the Manchester Angels Soccer League. The league

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Gribenes and Other Yummies from Mamaleh’s: Order by Noon 3/23

. It’s local semi-rural (aka “suburban” except in Weston) pick-up day for locally-owned but not-in-Weston deli Mamaleh’s, Thursday, March 23. As mentioned in prior posts, Mamaleh’s is my favorite bagel and novie (fine, nova) place outside of Zabar’s in NYC, also known as “the city” where Boston is “the town” which makes Weston ummmmmmm semi-rural. Full circle like a bagel

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Next Door News: How Wellesley is Looking at Standards-Based Grading

. So I’m not sure anyone has noticed but we have a lot of high emotions in town right now about interim superintendents, standards-based grading, and teacher contracts. And while we all know that Weston is unique, we are not alone. Our neighbor to the south, home to the best college on this planet, is facing some similar stuff (minus

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The Wes-TEN Launches Show #31: Iron Horse Dressage

Why is this day so full of news? It’s 1 pm, I have 4000000000 things to do and it just keeps coming. I haven’t forgotten you, Weston Indoor Track, just hang on a bit. First things first, and that’s a 10-ish minute diversion from real life to watch Weston’s local news show, with all the excitement of Weston, in ten

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