Author: Chris Garrity

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Tomatillos

Every year we grow several different varieties of tomato. I like to get heirloom tomatoes as they tend to have more flavor that you usually get from tomatoes from the store. This year in...

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Rhubarb Harvest

Over the weekend I decided that it was finally time to harvest some of the rhubarb from my garden. I started the first plants a couple of years ago, but until this year they...

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Computer Clubhouse 20th Anniversary

This week the Computer Clubhouse Network held its annual conference here in Boston. It’s here in Boston because 2013 is the 20th Anniversary of the start of the first Computer Clubhouse at the Computer...

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Indoor Tomatoes

Last year I set up a Window Farm. My plan was to grow mostly herbs, but with just one or two cherry tomato plants. But the herbs didn’t take off, and the tomatoes definitely...

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Strawberry Lemon Curd Trifle

Wilsons had a good deal on strawberries and Meyer lemons this weekend. I decided that they would make a good combination in a Trifle. Isn’t that a pretty dish for Easter? Here’s what you ...

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AFP @ TED

Amanda Palmer’s TED talk is now up. It’s pretty fabulous. I also enjoyed her posts about preparing for the talk, including her 8 foot long outline. She’s not for everyone, but through the way...

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Grilled Cheese with Bacon Jam

A couple of weeks ago I ran across this recipe for Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam, and I decided I had to try it. Last weekend I made a batch, but I hadn’t figured out...

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FTC@BUA

There was a First Tech Challenge regional meet at BU Academy today. Pete’s team wasn’t in it, but we went to scope out the competition. The basic idea is that the robots lift the...

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Holidays Over

Tom’s vacation is over and we dropped him at the airport this morning to get his flight back to Indiana. Since it was his last night in town we decided to take him out...

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2013

Happy New Years! We just got back from First Night. Here are a couple of pictures Chris got with her cool new micro 4/3 lens. There were lots of great ice sculptures. The parade...