Kat Powers

Walkabout with a kid

There’s something soothing to an agitated kid when you go outside. Today I grabbed one and we walked around the Charles River. One of the reasons we moved here was because of the walking paths — they’re fairly safe, they’re…

Taking the tougher path

I’m one of those people who thinks better while moving. I’m the standing-desk, rock-at-the-lecturn-while-speaking, my-best-ideas-are-while-shoveling person. So this past weekend, instead of driving I thought I’d walk over The Arnold Arboretum in Boston. And I do mean walk over. I…