Author Archives: Barbara Rath

About Barbara Rath

Enjoy reading, writing, hiking, hangin' with family, friends and my dogs, watching soccer (Go Breakers), baseball, football. Favorite foods are coffee, chocolate, and artichokes. Always thinking of new stuff to do and then not doing it.

From Boston with Love

Last September, in the early morning hours on a leaf-turning day, I saw the words London, J-Term, and writing splash onto the electronic message board next to me at UNH’s Hamilton Smith Hall. As an older working student, study abroad … Continue reading

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Eat, Drink, and be Merry – A Brooklyn Tour

The directions for the Brownstone Brooklyn tour said to meet at STINKY BROOKLYN, but there was no address, so I’m thinking, this has to be a mistake. What kind of place would give themselves such a self-deprecating name? But then I … Continue reading

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It’s Somewhere Else Instead #Cambridge

“Go to King’s Church later,” my instructor suggests. “The Wren Library is only open until two.” With one last look at Cambridge’s Gothic church, which I’d been assigned to write about, I joined the group headed down a cobblestone street. … Continue reading

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Comfort Food #amwriting

It had seemed like a good idea at the time, so I coaxed two of my classmates, Erin and Nicole, into joining me for dinner and writing at a local pub. We packed our pens, notebooks, and laptops and walked … Continue reading

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Relaxing at the Victoria and Albert Museum #AmWriting

After I had trudged up five floors, Lauren, a docent in the Ceramics exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, pointed me toward the furniture room. There I found a “Chair Bench”, designed by Gitta Gschwendtner.  The light-colored … Continue reading

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