New Pickleball Courts back on track…

After 84 days of nothing being done by the Town, I sent an email about the situation to the Town Administrator, Town Planner, Board of Selectmen, and the Community Preservation Committee.

Th next day I received a very nice positive and helpful phone call from the Town Planner who assured me a meeting would take place this coming week between myself, an engineer and various project stakeholders in an effort to get the project started.

Stay tunes for more updates…


NPR – Anger Can Be Contagious — Here’s How To Stop The Spread

Even if you’re not aware of it, it’s likely that your emotions will influence someone around you today.

This can happen during our most basic exchanges, say on your commute to work. “If someone smiles at you, you smile back at them,” says sociologist Nicholas Christakis of Yale University. “That’s a very fleeting contagion of emotion from one person to another.”

But it doesn’t stop there. Emotions can spread through social networks almost like the flu or a cold. And the extent to which emotions can cascade is eye-opening.

For instance, Christakis’ research has shown that if you start to become happier with your life, a friend living close by has a 25 percent higher chance of becoming happy too. And your partner is more likely to feel better as well. The happiness can even spread to people to whom you’re indirectly connected…


Ames Free Library Event – Living Well: Tools for Cultivating Well-Being and Living One’s Fullest Life

January 28, 2019

Event Time

6:00pm – 7:30pm

 Join clinical psychologist and author Dr. Beth Kurland as she discusses strategies from her newest book: Dancing on the Tightrope: Transcending the Habits of Your Mind and Awakening to Your Fullest Life. Through talk, experiential exercise and discussion, Beth will teach you how to overcome common inner obstacles, and how mindfulness and other tools can help you cultivate resilience, reduce stress, and create well-being in your daily life.

Event Location:

Queset House, 2nd Floor Conference Room

1 Hour Free One-On-One Photography 101 Classes at the Ames Free Library

Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.

Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric will teach you everything you need to know for taking great photos in no time.
All you need is DSLR camera to get started (Point and Shoot cameras such as Power Shot, Cyber-Shoot and Coolpix are not covered in these sessions).

Sessions with Eric are for 1 hour, and are by appointment only.
Please schedule your session online HERE, or call 508-238-2000, ext. 3.

Event Location: Queset House, 1st Floor Information Cafe

Genealogy help with Easton Historian Ed Hands – Today 12/15, 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Ames Free Library, Queset House – FREE and open to all…

Easton Genealogy Club

Stuck on a tough “puzzle” in your family tree?  Join Ed Hands and the Easton Genealogy Club where you can use the Ames Free Library’s resources to solve the riddle!

The Easton Genealogy Club meets the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Free and open to all!

Event Location:
Queset House, 1st Floor Library Room
51 Main St.
Easton, MA 02375

Event Time

2:30pm – 4:30pm

What About You? Self-Improvement and Growth Training at the Ames Free Library, Today 12/15 10:30 – 12:30 – Free and open to all…

It’s time to take control of your days and direct them to where you want them to go.

In this Self Improvement training, trained Coach Billy Giannouloudis will help you explore your mind and focus on why we do what we do. He will teach control through Goal Setting and provide tools to achieve in areas where we choose to grow.

Free and open to all.

Billy Giannouloudis is a Strategic Intervention Life Coach, a Therapeutic Mentor, as well as a Motivational Speaker. It is his goal to help people live the life they want to live and become the person they were meant to be.

Event Location:

Queset House, 2nd Floor Conference Room
51 Main St. Easton MA

Free Ames Free Library Live Event! Declutter Your Home: Make Room for What Matters Most, December 12, 2018

December 12, 2018

Event Time

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Declutter Your Home: Make Room for What Matters Most

If you are finally ready to get – and stay – organized in a clutter-free home, this is your chance. Declutterista Becky Bast provides strategies to declutter your home – and your mindset!
Becky, a Sharon resident and native, is passionate about helping people declutter their homes and living their best life. No job is too big or too small as she has experience decluttering anything from entire homes to pantries.

Free and open to all.

Event Location:
Queset House, 2nd Floor Conference Room
51 Main St.
Easton MA

Learn to play Pickleball – Lakeville MA Pickleball Club, 4 week program begins Jan 2019

The Lakeville MA Pickleball Club invites you to learn America’s fastest growing sport

Only $80 per participant; equipment and instructor are supplied. Held at Lakeville Athletic Club, 325 Bedford St, Lakeville. Two sessions to choose from… Friday mornings, 8:30am to 10:30am on Jan 11,18,25 and Feb 1 or Sunday afternoons 5:30pm to 7:30pm on Jan 6, 13, 20 and Feb 3. To register call 508.463.6481 or email