Snowshoeing– Jackson Village, White Mountains, NH

25.2.2012 Jackson Village is our always destination for White Mountains. It is very cute small village with cute Inns, pubs, restaurants and stores. We stayed at Christmas Farm Inn which is very cute Inn with excellent food! In the village is Jackson Ski Touring Foundation which is nonprofit trails organization where you can use the … Continue reading

Charles River Walk, Watertown, MA

One of the most beautiful walks I have walked in any time of the year, but the best is to walk it in fall. It is a short loop with paved path, easy to walk, run or bike. You’ll meet all kinds of people there. Retirees walking with their canes, students chatting at picnic tables, … Continue reading

A big week for Boston

Boston is really truly sports town. What a week for Bruins, Boston’s hockey team! I enjoyed watching the playoffs even though at times  I was very nervous but as the series went on I believed in them more and more. I am not here to write any comprehensive essay about it. It just that I … Continue reading

Looking at beauty

At a Christmas party I met a girl from South Korea. She was young, 26, and she was in the US studying English. I probably won’t see her anymore but I had very interesting conversation with her. I’ve never realized that anything western is exotic for them. Anything from Europe and the US is “cool”. … Continue reading

Winter wonderland

Massachusetts and most of New England got real feel of winter this season. Since January it is snowing almost every week! I would say we have around 1 meter of snow. It looks great but it is hard to drive in it. And there is more coming on Saturday. As I don’t mind snow I … Continue reading


this was my first canning ever! After picking two huge bags of apples I decided to can them. Some I shredded and some I made as an apple sauce. I wasn’t alone, my mom was helping me via Skype! Thanks god for the technology! It was almost as if she was here with me. And … Continue reading

Apple picking

On Saturday I was enjoying apple picking in Tougas Farm in Northborough, Massachusetts. It was a lovely sunny day after two days of humid and sticky rain storm. The sky cleared and it was nice and dry with morning chills. I brought my camera with me but I didn’t check my batteries and of course … Continue reading