'Massachusetts' Archive

red-tailed hawks of fresh pond

26 May 2010, 7:30 pm
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mama feeding babies a pigeon:

proud poppa:

some of these people got much better pictures than I did, and not only because their friends didn’t borrow their cameras and LEAVE THEM SET ON SOLARIZE:

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Open letter to Senator-Elect Brown

21 January 2010, 5:46 am
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Dear Senator-Elect Brown,
I am writing to urge you to reconsider your support of the pending health care reform legislation.
My experience has afforded me some insights which you might find useful in considering this matter.
First, I’ve experienced directly how badly our current system fails us. I went several years without the benefit of regular health care. […]

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can haz liberry!

10 November 2009, 8:20 am
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I didn’t make it to the opening ceremonies of the newly-renovated Cambridge Main Library but I did join the slightly dazed after-work throng milling around the spacious and welcoming environment toward the end of the library’s first full day. (I left with 6 books, which seemed to make me a bit of a lightweight.) The […]

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devoured soon

19 December 2008, 2:36 pm
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broadway bicycle school

21 November 2008, 8:32 am
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Not the bike shop I usually go to, but when an out-of-true wheel swiftly devolved into a totally unridable state, Broadway Bicycle School was fortunately in carrying distance, so that’s where I went.
The parts and labor seemedto add up to a little more than I would have expected, but holy crap, they did such an […]

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The Summervillain says “No” to Massachusetts Ballot Question 1

19 September 2008, 11:25 am
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If you’re in Massachusetts, you can too:
http://votenoquestion1.com

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You just can’t make these things up

16 September 2008, 6:21 am
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Oh, Somerville, heart of my heart.
I don’t really know a whole lot about the current State Senate race; I am an expat Somervillian for the nonce and not eligible to vote in it.
But candidate Bob Trane apparently thinks he has grounds to sue The Somerville Journal for running a satirical political cartoon
That is some […]

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broken thong

15 July 2008, 8:02 pm
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(Larger version at flickr)

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