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Jupiter Sunrise rocking out at The End in Nashville, TN – 12/16/2005 By nature, I’m a terribly forgetful person.  I must have gotten it from my father as, when I was a kid, I remember him carrying around a stack of lined 3×5 cards that he would jot down notes, lists, and random things on.  […]

Autumnal ritual

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Every year, in middish-to-late October, I like to go to Atkins “Farms” (not so much a farm, but actually an apple orchard) in Amherst.  Since the place is normally crazy crowded (usually has a police officer directing traffic out front), we normally stay clear of the place, except for this one time of the year […]

Distraction

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We started watching season two of Fringe on Netflix this week, and it’s kinda sorta monopolized my evenings (hence the few updates and the lack of writing on my book).  While watching tv, Kari can do other stuff as well (like her writing projects); in fact, that’s the only way she can work.  I, on […]

Winters in Boston day

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This past weekend I was able to do something I’ve been planning for a while now.  We went to Boston to do research for my book, Winters in Boston.  I used to live in the Boston area for a few years, so I know my way around pretty well, but there were specific things I […]

Spooky pancakes

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If you’ve ever wanted to combine the authentic experience of a traditionally authentic New England sugarhouse pancake breakfast with the spookiness of Halloween (“No additional charge”), then, wow, you really have to get over to the High Hopes Sugar House in South Worthington, Massachusetts this month.  This past wintery-spring, Kari and I went to a […]