Monthly Archives: February 2009

throwing my arms around wordpress

Hi there. Sorry for the lack of activity around here. A big post is coming up soon, possibly later today or tonight. In the meantime, let me assure you that last Thursday’s J. Geils Band show at the new House … Continue reading

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landsdowne throwdown

Sometimes this stuff just writes itself. This was found outside either outside the store or outside the McDonald’s down the street – I didn’t get a clear answer to my question what with all the guffawing going on between Weston … Continue reading

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love, laughter and truth

A couple of weeks ago, Mary Hicks – mother of the late comedian Bill Hicks – was a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman. Bill Hicks had performed on Letterman’s show nearly a dozen times over the years, … Continue reading

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tech upgrades in a tanking economy

I got a new cellphone yesterday. An impulse buy, really, but the truth is that my old phone was dying a slow death. Here’s some random pictures taken with my minty fresh hunk of technology. Park Drive and Brookline Avenue. … Continue reading

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retail frenzy

I wouldn’t call it a result of the recession, but times are tough as a multimedia seller at Borders these days. Not due to any cutting back of hours (although that is happening here and there at the store), but … Continue reading

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  I ran out of deodorant, so I picked some up when I went to Shaw’s to buy food for dinner yesterday afternoon. In a fit of retro nostalgia, I decided to get some Old Spice. Now my armpits smell … Continue reading

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I am in the process of dumping livejournal for wordpress. This will take a little time as I work my way around the features. Stay tuned.

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