Author: Chris Garrity

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Memorial Day

The highlight of Memorial Day weekend around here is the annual softball game. This was the tenth year that Colleen and Phil have held it. Once again, the weather was great and everyone had...

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Grilled Monkfish

We got our last delivery of the spring CSF today – monkfish. Monkfish is kind of nice. It comes with the head already taken off (you really don’t want to see the head), and...

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Scuba is the new Golf

The Media Lab named its new director this week. Folks around the Lab are very excited to see what Joi Ito will bring to the Lab. On Tuesday after the announcement we had a...

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College visits

Tom and I have been visiting some colleges in North Carolina and Virginia. Wednesday we visited Elon, which was very nice. Then we headed up to Blacksburg Virginia to see Virginia Tech. VT made...

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Amaryllis

A friend gave me an amaryllis bulb at New Years. For several weeks it sat there looking like nothing was happening. Then just a few weeks ago it started sprouting. It’s amazing to me...

Hoopism 0

Hoopism

It’s the NBA All Star weekend, so seems appropriate to include a post that incorporates three of our interests: Basketball, data visualization and programming with Processing. Mike pointed me at the site hoopism.com where...

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Snowy January

Last year we didn’t have much snow. This year we’ve had lots of the white fluffy stuff. I don’t think the snow bank beside the driveway is over my head yet, but it’s VERY...

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Shrimp Scampi

One of the nice things about belonging to a Community Supported Fishery (CSF) is getting exposed to things you would never try on your own. I’ve never been a big shrimp person, but when...

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2010: Year in Review

It’s been another great year at the Garritys. Tom is a junior in high school and Peter is in 8th grade, his final year of middle school. Peter has really shot up this year...