Author: Chris Garrity

Micro Mini Car Day 1

Micro Mini Car Day

Today we went to Micro Mini Car day at the Larz Anderson museum. It’s a really fun event where owners of tiny cars get together and show them off to the public. Unlike a...

CSF on NPR 0


NPR had a nice article tonight about the CSF (Cape Ann Fresh Catch) we mentioned here the other day just as I was pulling in to Codman Farm to pick up this week’s fish....

Balloon Flowers 0

Balloon Flowers

We’ve had an interesting flower in our garden for the last couple of years called the balloon flower. You can see how it got that name from this picture: That’s what the  blossom looks...


4th of July

It’s not the Boston Pops, but here are a few pictures from the Lexington fireworks last night.


Garlic scapes

These beautiful curly greens are garlic scapes. I’d never actually had any before as you don’t usually find them in stores. Our friends who have a CSA gave them to us along with a...


Fish Story

Two weeks ago I found out about the Cape Ann Fresh Catch Community Suppported Fishery (CSF). The idea is just like a CSA (Community Supported Agricuture) share where you get a share of the...

Tortellini Salad 0

Tortellini Salad

This is a family favorite summer salad, and it’s also very good at potlucks. It’s easy to make and doesn’t contain any mayo or eggs, so it’s very forgiving in hot weather. Originally I...


Buzz Aldrin at the Pops

We went to the Pops last night. It was a special event that was part of the Giant Leaps symposium at MIT, which was in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11...