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Shining Sea Bikeway, Falmouth, MA

We headed back to the Cape last weekend, to check out the Shining Sea Bikeway – a 10 mile bikepath that runs from Falmouth to Woods Hole, MA. It was a beautiful and warm fall day once again, and the views of the foliage, marshes, and beaches from the path were incredible. [cranberry bog] [these […] Read more…

An heiress’s garden

Doris Duke was the only child of a wealthy tobacco and power industrialist. When her father passed away in 1925, 12 year old Doris inherited his estate (about 1.3 billion in today’s dollars). Rough Point is just one of the many “summer cottages” (mansions) you can visit on a trip to Newport. In my humble opinion, […] Read more…

Newport RI Bike Ride

We had a mini staycation this week. I used to hate that word, staycation, because I love to travel and don’t get to do it enough. But as I’ve gotten older I’ve learned to appreciate the days you can just “be” in your home and the opportunity it presents to become a tourist in your […] Read more…

A different perspective

Last weekend, generous friends took us on a boat ride in our local Narragansett Bay. I used to work on the water for a few different jobs throughout college and I forgot how much I missed it. Being on the water like that makes me feel almost electric – especially when reached the mouth of […] Read more…

Hooked on Sustainability: Rhode Island Seafood Marketing Collaborative

  SeafoodRI.com At this year’s Rhode Island Agriculture Day  (held on April 25th), the Department of Agriculture launched a new website with the goal of increasing awareness and sales of local seafood.  The website is the newest initiative undertaken by the RI Seafood Marketing Collaborative, which was established in 2011 by the RI General Assembly. […] Read more…

Gooseberry Island, Westport, MA

Last summer, as I was looking for a beach that allowed dogs I came across an online article describing Gooseberry Island. We finally visited today and it was well worth the wait. What I thought was just going to be a tiny little spit of land turned out to be a good-sized island that feels pretty […] Read more…

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