Apparently Mary was from Somerville! According to the article, Mary’s family owned a farm in Sterling, MA and one of the ewe’s had twin lambs. The ewe wouldn’t feed one of the lambs, so Mary took it in and cared for it herself. The lamb thought Mary was her mother and followed her to school.
When Mary was older and got married, she moved to Somerville (to a home which is now the Greek Orthodox Church on Central street for those of you familiar with the area). (via Som
Apparently Tuesday, September 16th is Primary Election Day in Somerville (I know, who knew?). See more information here on the City of Somerville website. They even have sample ballots online so you can figure out who to vote for BEFORE you get there instead of choosing based on the candidates’ names and addresses. Not that I’ve ever done that before, of course… #somerville #vote
I met a writer at the SCBWI NY conference and almost every week since March we have been meeting up and writing together at Diesel Cafe. Finally this week, after many weeks of fighting students for tables near plug points, we decided to change locations. Today we moved to Bloc 11, Diesel’s sister restaurant in Union Square. There were plenty of tables and new sandwiches to try. The ambience is definitely more laid back and less “cool” than Diesel, whose “coolness” always did