A Dog-Friendly Afternoon in Providence, Rhode Island

Every summer, we celebrate our pit bull Ellie’s birthday with the usual fanfare of a silly hat, lots of treats, and plenty of photos. We also make it a point to take her out for the day and have her do some fun activities away from our other dogs. As any dog owner knows, itContinue reading “A Dog-Friendly Afternoon in Providence, Rhode Island”

Fort Wetherill, a confounding RI state park in Jamestown

It was finally a beautiful summer day in New England, so we headed south to the area around Newport, RI. As locals, we should’ve known better since Newport was a zoo! So instead we opted for Jamestown, the smaller, quieter baby brother to Newport. Jamestown is located across the bay from Newport, just a shortContinue reading “Fort Wetherill, a confounding RI state park in Jamestown”

Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket

One of the best things about living in my part of New England is the number of old mill buildings that still exist. A fair number of them have been converted to condos or offices, but Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket has preserved both the Slater Mill and its sister site, the Wilkinson Mill, asContinue reading “Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket”

The Psychedelic Furs play Providence

Last night, I got to see The Psychedelic Furs at Fete in Providence. I hadn’t realized that the PFurs were on tour until my husband saw it on Fete’s web site. Thankfully, we have a good relationship with the venue and were able to score a press pass and some tickets. (Thanks, Graham!) This wasContinue reading “The Psychedelic Furs play Providence”

6 tips for photographing the seals at Rome Point in Rhode Island

Near North Kingstown, Rhode Island, seals can be seen lounging at Rome Point along the rock formation called the Seven Sisters, from late Fall to late Spring. Nature lovers, photographers, and families walk along the well-marked and easy path from the John H. Chafee Nature Preserve parking lot off of Route 1A to the beachContinue reading “6 tips for photographing the seals at Rome Point in Rhode Island”