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Peter Diamond

Just in case you needed any more examples of how broken our government has become, Peter Diamond just withdrew his nomination to the Fed. Richard Shelby claimed he was blocking the nomination because Diamond...

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Signs of Spring

Those small, bright colored signs of spring have started appearing in our yard: the rock bags: At this time every year, the yard services start dropping these plastic bags filled with rocks and an...

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Last Remnants

It rained a lot the last couple of days. The weatherman said: This rain will melt the last remnants of the snow. Last remnants… Doesn’t that sound nice? The snowdrops are coming up.

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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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The Day After Thanksgiving

What did you do for Thanksgiving? We ripped our kitchen apart. This is what it looked like before we started. See that upper cupboard over the peninsula? We decided that it makes the counter...

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Paving

Last year they ripped up our road to replace the water mains. Since then we’ve been living with a ripped up road and a lot of potholes. The other day they showed up with...

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Cicadas

It’s that time of year. The days are really hot and sunny and the cicadas are buzzing in the tops of the trees. They’ve been coming out of the ground, sheding there exoskeletons and...

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4th of July

Yesterday we all went canoeing on the Concord river. It’s been really hot this weekend, so the river was an awfully nice place to be. We went to the South Bridge Boat House and...

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Jim Henson’s Fantastic World

Today we went to an exhibit at the National Heritage Museum in Lexington. The exhibit was called Jim Henson’s Fantastic World. It’s about the guy who created the Muppets. Unfortunately this was the last...

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Last day of School

At the beginning of school everyone in my English class had these paper strips that we cut to be the same height as us. Here I am now, with my paper strip from the...