Monthly Archives: February 2014

Of Black Oaks and Infernal Contraptions

Once upon a time there was an oak tree that stood next to my high school in Lexington, Massachusetts. One of many, I’m sure. Perhaps this particular one is still there. An unmolested tree will do that if you leave … Continue reading

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My Great Grandchild Will Meet Patrick Stewart

If you add the word, “mercilessly” to some banal sentences, it can add a bit to some boring conversations. For example, “Would you mind mercilessly walking the dog?” Or, “Walgreen’s is mercilessly out of ‘Peeps’.” Of course, why you would … Continue reading

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A Sunrise Over Boston Creates an Echo Chamber

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It’s marvelous when I can get up in the morning and depression doesn’t stand in the way of my appreciating a rosy-fingered dawn. This morning, I was out smoking my pipe and feeding, watering, and providing some catnip to a … Continue reading

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Not With a Splat! But With a Whimper

This morning I awoke and got dressed in my blue jeans and a white dress shirt. There was no reason to, as I wasn’t doing anything today, so I read my book a little and shoveled some snow. The sun … Continue reading

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