Category Archives: Personal

Remembering Alex


More than a decade ago, I was an active member of an online forum with a focus on the cars. One day, a new member joined the group. He said he was from a town called Annecy in France, not … Continue reading

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Blue Moon, July, 2015


Technically speaking, a blue moon is the second full moon to occur in a single month. July 31, 2015 was just such an occasion. Our moon doesn’t get much love these days. Our attention is focused on Mars and Pluto … Continue reading

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On Acorns


The first acorn of the season fell this morning. It sounded like a pistol shot as it slammed into the deck outside my door. I looked up just in time to see the crown go rolling one way and the … Continue reading

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The Great Kitchen Makeover – Part II


Gosh, it has been a long time since the last update. That’s because we have been working constantly on our project and haven’t had time to post. Our goal was to have it done in time for our first home … Continue reading

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The Great Kitchen Makeover – Part One


It all started when we went to Home Depot in the Fall of 2012 to get a gallon of paint. While there, we saw a refrigerator we really liked. It wasn’t just that it was stainless steel and it wasn’t … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol


Every year, Trinity Theater in Providence stages a production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”. It has become such a Rhode Island tradition over the past 30 years that it plays to packed houses twice a day from Thanksgiving to … Continue reading

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The Magic Loogie


50 years ago today, John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Afterwards, the government convened a distinguished panel, known as The Warren Commission, to analyze the shooting and determine who was responsible for Kennedy’s death. Millions of man-hours later, the … Continue reading

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