Ellen Damsky has had a varied and checkered career and life. She lived as a “Come From Away” in Newfoundland and has been fortunate to travel through Europe and England. Ellencurrently resides in Salem, MA—a city rich in real and narrated history. She finds the documented history, narrative, and tourist-resident connections in Salem fascinating. Ellen is fond of small towns, cultural anomalies, feasts, festivals, and a good story. She dabbles in various art forms, takes long walks with a small dog, and firmly believes that it’s often the little things that make life rich and rewarding.