Peter Shelton

Promises, Promises

Posted in Watch columns by pshelton on December 30, 2010

I resolve that in 2011 I will not yell at deer. (more…)

A country boy in the big city

Posted in Watch columns by pshelton on September 16, 2010

Boston Common, September 11. The woman striding along the path in the sun has just a little bit of a hitch in her gittyup. Or maybe it’s hip, city-girl attitude; there’s plenty of that on display this brilliant fall day on Boston’s historic greensward. Her purse swings insouciantly. She’s saucing her walk in a tight black skirt and heels, and a blousy t-shirt. But wait. (more…)