I certainly hope you've cross-posted this to the Kate Troy list.
In a message dated 2/9/2003 8:40:42 PM Eastern Standard Time, [log in to unmask] writes:
> I used to live in Olde Town, Marblehead. What does the expression mean? I've never heard it before. Marblehead is a very beautiful town, a rich town for the most part now, but it used to be a fishing village like so many New England places. Marblehead has a small, picturesque harbor. To the left of the harbor, there is a restaurant/bar called "The Landing." To the right, there is a breakfast/lunch establishment. Leaving the Landing, there's a little road leading up the main street in Olde Town (I've forgotten the name of it; it's been a few years since I've been there). On the little street, there are houses for the most part, but in the middle, on one side, there is a coffee house called the King's Rook, where people come to read and to play chess and cards, and right across the street, one of the most poplar pubs in the North Shore area, the Sail Loft, but all the locals call it "Matties." Marblehead also has a lot of exclusive antique shops and jewelry stores. There are two beaches. I lived in Marblehead during most of my 20's. I moved there while I was in college and I didn't leave until I met my husband. When I met my husband, I was renting this cool apartment, the third floor of a gorgeous colonial house overlooking Old Town that my father helped me afford. My husband actually moved in with me in the Apartment for a month or so; then we left it to together life and ended up in a place even more beautiful, where the
> gardens are in bloom every month of the year - Key West, Florida.