Author: Chris Garrity

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Clarke Scratch Club – Year 4 begins

Scratch Club started up again at Clarke. This is the fourth year that I’m running  the Scratch Programming Club after school at the kids’ middle school. The sign up sheets were overflowing with names...

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Fish Risotto

On a couple of occasions this year I have made stock from the left-over fish bones after filleting the CSF fish. That was really the best way to make sure we made the most...

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Glad you’re not here?

Yup, it’s snowing today. This is as early as I can remember the first snow of the season around here. It’s not sticking on the ground as that’s still too warm, but there’s definitely...

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Lego Servo Brick

One thing we knew we needed to do with the Arduino is to figure out how to connect it to our favorite building set. It turns out that the servo we have (a Turnigy...

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Sleep No More

Last night we went to see Sleep No More by the American Repertory Theatre and Punchdrunk with Tom and a couple of his friends. Tom’s friend Ben had gone to see it on Thursday...

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Merluza a la Sidre

This week we got Hake from the CSF. This was definitely a new fish for me, so I went looking for more information on the ‘net. What I discovered was that there is a...

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park is a park that we’ve actually been to twice. Mike & I visited Arches on our honeymoon in 1991. We returned there in 2006 along with Tom and Peter. Here is...

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Yellowstone National Park

In honor of the wonderful new Ken Burns series that starts tonight, we thought we’d do a series of posts about our memories of some of our favorite parks. We’re not going to be...

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Maker Faire Rhode Island

There was a Maker Faire in Rhode Island last week. We visited on the final Saturday. It was a pretty fall day and everyone was out showing off the things they’d made. For example,...

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Tomatoes

Tomatoes are something that I’m pretty picky about. One of the nice things about having Wilson Farms just down the hill is that I can be sure of getting good tasting tomatoes even in...