Archive for the ‘Woburn’ Category

Many years ago, my buddy and I jumped into my Volkswagen Westfalia and headed south from Vancouver, Canada. We were bound for Mexico – we only made it as far as New Mexico, but that’s another story – and experienced one of the most hair-raising drives I’ve ever had on the way there. In Salt […]

Top 5 things I miss about Vancouver

Posted: 15th February 2013 by Keith MacKenzie in top 5, Woburn
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Now that we’ve been in Massachusetts for more than five monthS, I find myself distanced enough from Vancouver to now contemplate what I might miss about that place, in direct relation to life in Woburn, Massachusetts. So without further ado, I present the top five things I miss about Vancouver:

A peaceful experience in wartime

Posted: 13th November 2012 by Keith MacKenzie in korean war, remembrance day, veteran's day, war, Woburn

Yesterday, on an unseasonably warm day in Massachusetts, I went to check out the brand-new war memorial in Woburn centre that had been unveiled on Remembrance Day – or Veteran’s Day as they call it here – and had a great conversation with an elderly couple there.

Woburn story comes face to face with Sandy, not SanDeE*

Posted: 30th October 2012 by Keith MacKenzie in Hurricane, Sandy, Storm, Woburn

In one of my favourite movies, L.A. Story, Steve Martin’s weatherman character Harris Telemacher goes on a date with a very young, pre-Sex and the City Sarah Jessica Parker.