Author: Chris Garrity

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Niagara Falls

We’re driving to Indiana to drop Tom at college. It was probably a crazy idea, but we’re managing to take in a few sights along the way. Today we stopped off at Niagara Falls...

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Car Talk: the Musical

On Saturday we all went to Central Square to see Car Talk: the Musical. Before the play we tried Moksa. Their theme is Asian Street food. Think spanish tapas (small plates) only Asian. We...

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Senior Prom

Tonight was Tom’s Senior Prom. He cleans up pretty well these days doesn’t he? He went without a date, but seemed to be having fun with his friends prior to getting on the buses....

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Cleaning up

While cleaning up the study the last couple of evenings we found all sorts of treasures. A complete set of disks and manual for Microsoft Access 98; original Sim City disks for Macintosh; and...

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Shorter Spring?

Last year Mike built me a nice cold frame that could be folded up and stored in the basement, then brought out in the spring to harden off plants. Unfortunately I seem to have...

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Moroccan Chicken

A few weeks ago I became interested in preserving lemons. Wilson’s had a bag of Meyer lemons for a reasonable price so I decided to give it a try. Turns out it’s pretty easy...

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

We’d had a nice traditional Corned Beef Dinner while down in Florida last month, so I decided that we should try something a little different today. I found this post about baking corned beef...

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Injera

A couple of weeks ago we ate at Addis Red Sea in Boston. It’s an Ethiopian restaurant. One of the fun parts of eating there is the platter the dishes are served on –...

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Winter Band Concert

The Lexington Schools Winter Concerts were this week. Tom’s not doing band this year, but Pete still is. And doesn’t he look good in a tux? This is the big annual concert where they...

SOPA Protest 1

SOPA Protest

Yesterday many sites either went black, or symbolically covered elements of their sites to protest the SOPA/PIPA bills going though congress. If you’d like to understand what’s so bad about these bills, the Khan...