Tag Archives: boston

Great Boston Molasses Flood

Filed under: Today in History Today is the anniversary of the Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919. There are some incredible archival photos from the Boston Globe at the link above, including this one. Haven’t heard of the Great Boston Molasses … Continue reading

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Memories of the 4th

I hope y’all had a good 4th.  We did.  We spent it with wonderful friends who invited us to go with them to the Palisades Parade.  You can see more photos here.  It was a festive neighborhood event; I had … Continue reading

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I left too soon

In this latest installment of Olympics Fever (Kwan Style), let’s examine just how bad my timing in life truly is.  Why is that, you wonder?  Because now that I no longer live in Boston, Michelle Kwan does.  Okay, okay, I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Augusten!

Today, Augusten Burroughs turns 44.  Here is a picture of him from the NYT (note the cap). Don’t worry, his birthday is not in my calendar; this New York Times article reminded me.  It also reminded me of the time … Continue reading

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