Monthly Archives: March 2009

class of 87

Oh, hell. What’s been up since we last spoke? Wait, don’t tell me. My fortieth birthday proper was a rather low-key affair (the real party took place the following weekend). Being a Sunday, Liza was gone most of the day, … Continue reading

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forget about the cost, and give back what i lost

Ten things I’m thinking about with the aid of headphones, a can of Guinness and a gargantuan music collection. 1. Frank Sinatra’s version of “Something” kills. 2. “The Sweetest Punch” is one of the only songs I really like on … Continue reading

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hari seldon knows

I never throw away books. Occasionally, a stack of them will make its way to Goodwill, and I’m fond of giving books to friends after I’m done with them, but I never even put them in a recycling bin. It … Continue reading

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the cigarette girl in the sizzle-hot pants

Magic hour is always the best time to take photos. Sunrise is nice, too. I took this one after work last Thursday. Although it’s been through a zillion renovations since then, Boston’s Copley Square Hotel will always remind me of … Continue reading

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