Category Archives: Deerfield

An unforgettable ‘Chez Mikey’ dinner party

Although there were more actual differences between our dinner party, than similarities with ‘Babette’s Feast,’ I could not help thinking, as the party unfurled, that I was experiencing something that was extremely memorable and that would remain in my memory … Continue reading

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Does Deerfield really care?

As I was walking down the street with Stewart, I looked at the hole by the street and wondered if my mind has just gone crazy with unusual worry. All I could think of was ‘sinkhole.’ Every so often we … Continue reading

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The Deerfield Road Mess

I believe that the main drag of Deerfield, Deerfield Road, has been under construction for over three years. They have been changing out the infrastructure: sewer lines, gas lines, etc. They started changing out much of it about three years … Continue reading

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Tempest in Deerfield

I often tried to use the word ‘tempest’ to help students remember that ‘tempête’ meant storm. Unfortunately, the word is apparently an archaic one for the younger set. Nonetheless, it is a great word to know and I used to … Continue reading

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The state of the new McMansion

It has not been yet a year since the McMansion on the property belonging to our neighbors across the street’s construction began. The strange departure of our neighbors, the Hibernophiles, of many years without a single goodbye, making one think … Continue reading

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