Flurries

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After a nearly snowless winter, it was great to watch snow falling and squalling all over the place yesterday. Even if it didn’t stick, it was still nice to see. We met my mom for lunch at Bub’s Bar-B-Que in Sunderland, MA. Later, we drove by this house that had a yard-full of wild turkeys. […]

Shadow me

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For the past year I’ve been talking about a little something I’ve been working on, which I’ve referred to cryptically as my “Super Secret Writing Project.” It’s big; at the moment, half a dozen books spread across two series. It’s awesome…I could just say the three words of the title and you’d get all kinds […]

Nixon gallery

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Friday night we went to the Smith College Art Museum where they were having a little Parisian cafe thing to celebrate their exhibit: Debussy’s Paris: Art, Music, & Sounds of the City. Yeah, it was great and all with lots of nifty paintings from the masters of French painting-stuff and all, but not one bit […]

On the trail

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Pictures from yesterday morning when it snowed such a light dusting, it was like powdered sugar upon a coffee cake (the kind where there isn’t quite enough sugar, and you want more). Here are some more:     I like how the lack of snow looks like a (nonexistent) shadow. I wonder why certain portions […]

Springfield Museums

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Last weekend Kari and I took my mom to the museums in Springfield, Massachusetts. I honestly hadn’t even been aware that there were museums there (besides the Basketball Hall of Fame, but that doesn’t count). I learned two important things: 1. There totally are (several) museums in Springfield, and 2. They were pretty darn awesome. […]

Leaf dogs

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Baxter blends in. Yesterday I posted pics of the dogs in the snow. Today, it was more like April than the first of February and all of the snow melted. I thought it was supposed to be winter, not perpetual spring. Anyway, here’s a cute picture of them wanting a treat:   What I’m listening […]