Out of Home Range: Nature and Frenchy Food in Worcester County

As alluded to, and directly stated, in this Sunday’s Gratitude post, the Owl and family did some exploring recently in close-by but frequently overlooked (well, always overlooked) Upton and Northbridge, MA. Where? What? How do we come up with such things? It boggles the mind. Purgatory Chasm State Reservation for Fall Color and Hiking I’m also going to include last

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Pumpkinfest for Camp Sunshine This Saturday

On Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 12-4 pm (Rain date is Sunday, October 17), the Town Green will be transformed by the Weston High School Pumpkin Festival Committee into a Halloween and fall-themed extravaganza. The annual WHS Pumpkin Festival is back for its 17th year, so bring your families and be prepared to de-goo a pumpkin, carve it, and bring

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Ideas for Your Long Fall Weekend

Autumn colors are just starting here in Weston–maybe it’s “peek” weekend rather than “peak” weekend–with a few yellows and reds peeking from wetlands especially along the Mass Central Rail Trail and in Jericho Forest. You can park at Dickson Ring on Concord Road, and take a beautiful walk down the main trail to the rail trail, and then north again

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Did You Know: Indigenous Peoples Day

On Wednesday, Boston joined another twenty towns in Massachusetts in officially recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October. You can see the list of towns, including our neighbors in Wellesley and Newton, that no longer celebrate “Columbus Day.” Additionally, there are a number of school systems that recognize the day when their town does not: this includes

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