Purgatory Chasm: Ominous name, fun hike

Last week my mom and I took a trip to a place called ‘Purgatory Chasm’ in Sutton, Massachusetts.  It’s a short hike – only about half a mile round trip – but you have to descend 70 feet into a chasm of granite bedrock. The creation of the chasm is officially unknown, but there have been theories proposed that the chasm was created when glacial meltwater from a burst ice dam Continue reading Purgatory Chasm: Ominous name, fun hike

Fruit picking: Just one of the great things about New England

One of my all time favorite things to do during the summer and fall months if I’m at home in Massachusetts during that time is do-it-yourself fruit picking. We have it all here – strawberries, blueberries, apples, blackberries, raspberries, apples, peaches, nectarines, oh and apples.  And then of course pumpkins come during yummy and delicious and pumpkin-everything October. This past weekend my family took a quick trip to Charlton Orchards Continue reading Fruit picking: Just one of the great things about New England