Tag Archives: Green Monster

Gone 37 feet and 2,000 Miles

When my husband Jim was an internist, his roster included many elderly patients. Compassionate care came naturally to Jim.  After his Closing Ceremonies, a nurse practitioner told me about one of his earliest patients:  “I remember him getting down on … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

As a child I went with my mother and older brother to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.  At the time, the museum, which resembled a Venetian palace, still possessed thirteen rare works which now have been missing for … Continue reading

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A Dusting of Fenway

Being atop the Green Monster has many highlights.  One, my brother and husband were assured, was that if one gets to the park in time for batting practice, he is certain to catch flies.  BYOG. Jim brought his glove, the … Continue reading

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Shagging Flies on the Green Monster

As one of my children said to the consternation of her fourth grade teacher, who innocently had asked a question about symbolism in a grade-appropriate novel about a dog, “Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.” “Shagging Flies on the … Continue reading

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