Monthly Archives: October 2013

Let the Heating Wars Begin

By Esther C. Baird/
First Published in the Tri-Town Transcript October 24, 2013

Boxford Topsfield Middleton —
Oh, New England. You plague me so. Just when things get lovely, just when I think there is no place this beautiful, just when walking Blue Ears becomes magical and not full body combat against bugs . . . it gets cold.
Don’t go and get your L.L. Bean long johns in a knot, I don’t mean like winter cold. I don’t mean frozen drifts trapping me in my house cold, or the torturous packing of an extra bag of snow gear to go to school each day with the girls cold.

But that’s the problem. It’s cold, just not cold enough . . . to turn on the heat….
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The Good, the Bad and the Tasty

By Esther C. Baird/Tri-Town Transcript columnist
First Published in the Tri-Town Transcript October 21, 2013

Well, it’s Fair week here in Tri-Town land. And at Casa Baird we are creatures of habit. We always park in Lot E because there is generally less traffic, and we always begin our visit by getting the worst part over with. So obviously, we start on the Midway.

Something wicked this way comes, indeed….
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