Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Milk Carton Kids have arrived!

Last night, in the wee hours when radio has all its charms in my nightly attempt to fall asleep, I discovered a new singing duo called The Milk Carton Kids. I tuned in to an oddball station, I know not … Continue reading

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The Penny Hedge — coming up soon!

Coming up, on 8 May 2013, will be the ceremony in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England, called the PENNY HEDGE ceremony. Take a look here at this short video of it: “The Penny Hedge is an ancient tradition in the English … Continue reading

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A Leg for a Leg and Justice for All

As you can imagine, we here in the Boston area are inundated with stories about the bombing victims as well as about other people who came into contact with the two brothers before the horrible event on Marathon Monday in … Continue reading

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The Forsythia Rule

Spring, I think, is here. As I do every year, I measure spring’s arrival by Peggy’s forsythia bush across the street. It’s such a beautiful, full, and brilliant forsythia, especially when I compare it to my poor specimen in the … Continue reading

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Doubleheader Day

It’s never good to have to cancel a ballgame, but last Friday, with the City of Boston and surrounding cities and towns in a virtual lockdown, the Friday night ballgame had to be postponed. But today it will be played … Continue reading

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