Oscar’s Burritos in Boxborough, MA is worth going out of your way for!

authentic mexican food in massachusetts

Looking for a restaurant near Concord, or Harvard, Massachusetts? Traveling on I495 between Lowell and Marlborough? I highly recommend Oscar’s Burritos. Continue reading

Mystery Partially Solved: a Memorial Day Remembrance for 1st Lt. Eugene H. Karner

WWII soldiers with their sons

I’m sharing a true story, a family mystery, in celebration of Memorial Day. At long last, we know What was in a Military file about Dad’s death, labeled “Secret/Restricted” in 1944; but we still don’t know Why it had to remain a government-guarded secret for nearly 70 years. Continue reading

Get out the grill and add a green salad


Here’s a tangy, refreshing, healthy side salad to accompany a summer grill meal (for Memorial Weekend, maybe?) Combine: 1 small avocado, peeled, cored and mashed 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 2 tablespoons low-fat Greek yogurt 1-3 tablespoons … Continue reading