Hank

Need To Be Shoveled Out? There's An App For That! - Hank

Who likes to shovel? NOBODY!! Well, maybe it's fun if you have a new snowblower like my friend Stephen Napier. He can't wait to use it on his enormous driveway today. Kids don't go out shoveling like the used to. Guess what? There's an app for that. YES, you can just get on your smartphone…

A Guide For Surviving A Snow Day, With Kids! - Hank

Kids have only been back in school for a couple of days after the holiday break (We used to call it Christmas vacation). NOW, we have a snowstorm on the way tomorrow that is expected to drop anywhere from 8-15 inches of snow in greater Boston. Did you run out of things to keep your…

The Loren & Wally 2017 Christmas Letter

Dear Nation! Welcome to the Loren and Wally Obnoxious Christmas Letter. Don’t worry. No one’s been accepted to Stanford or made partner at the law firm or even joined a gym. You’re lucky we’re not overachievers!

I Have A New Favorite Christmas Ornament! - Hank

We LOVE Christmas ornaments in our family. Our Christmas tree isn't a themed tree, but it reflects the things we love, whether it's a sport, hobby, our kids, relatives or something else! This year, Pam and I have a new grandson, Harvey. I bought him his first ornament, which was also the first one put…

BOLO! Coyotes In Medford!

Yikes! Growing up in Medford and close to the Middlesex Fells, I was used to seeing raccoons, squirrels, chipmunks and an occasional toad. Coyotes? NEVER!! Well. that has changed. Medford, not  unlike a lot of towns, has a healthy coyote population. We even have some deer. Most of the time, they're seen near wooded areas…

The History Of The Poinsettia At Christmas! - Hank

I LOVE Poinsettias. After consulting Siri, by the way, the correct pronounciation is "Poin-setta". My grandmother loved them and I always remember her having them around at Christmastime. Every year, my parents would buy them and now my wife and I do, too! Where did poinsettias originate? The red and white flowers, called "Taxco del…