On March 28, 1652, my 9th great uncle, Samuel Sewall, was born in Bishopstoke, Hampshire, England.
Today, January 15, 2017, marks the 98th anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood in Boston, Massachusetts. 21 people were killed and many injured when a tank containing 2.5 million gallons of crude molasses broken open and sent a “tidal wave of death and destruction stalking through the North End,” as The Boston Globe reported at […]
Most of my grandmother’s family on my dad’s side was from Boston (Roxbury) and nearby cities in Massachusetts. So, here’s a Boston spoon, next to a tasty Boston Sidecar (which I have never made before and it was delicious!). The spoon was made around 1900 by George Homer of Boston, Massachusetts. In fact, as far […]