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300

Lexington is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year. There are a number of different events going on all year long as part of the celebration, but yesterday was the big kickoff. After the opening...

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Amanita

I’m no great shakes at identifying fungi, but I’m pretty sure that this cutey I found growing in Turkey Patch is a member of the famous Amanita genus. That’s definitely a genus you treat...

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Fairhaven Bay

It’s been really hot in Lexington this weekend. This morning we decided we needed to get on the water. We went to the South Bridge Boathouse in Concord and rented some kayaks. For a...

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Midsummer Night Moonset

This week we have the latest sunsets of the year. You’d think with all of that extra time, I wouldn’t have been just a few minutes too late to get a great picture of...

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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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Minuteman Bikeway

I went for a ride out the Minuteman Bikeway today. It’s a wonderful bike path which follows the old train tracks from Cambridge through Arlington, Lexington, and Bedford. You can still see reminders of...

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Jack is Back

The jack-in-the-pulpits have started appearing along the trail to the meadow. There aren’t as many as the bumper crop we had two years ago, but its better than I feared after all of the...

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Tower Park Battle

This weekend is a busy one here in Lexington. Patriot’s Day is celebrated on Monday, but there’s stuff going on all weekend. This afternoon there was a battle reenactment at Tower Park. It was...

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Historic American Buildings Survey

The Library of Congress has a lot of interesting stuff online. One which I’ve found pretty interesting recently is called the HABS/HAER/HALS Collection. It’s a collection of engineering drawings and photographs of all sorts...

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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...