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The Servant of Two Masters 0

The Servant of Two Masters

Last night we went to see the Yale Rep’s wonderful production of Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters. We saw the ART production years ago with Tommy Derrah as Truffaldino. That was a lot...

The View From Your Window 0

The View From Your Window

I’m a big fan of the The View From Your Window contest on Andrew Sullivan’s blog. On Sunday he posts a picture and everyone has until Tuesday to guess where it was taken. The...

1265 Main 0

1265 Main

One of the biggest construction projects going on near us has been the demolition of the old Polaroid plant on 128. It’s an enormous project. They plan to replace the plant with more than...

Makeblock Kickstarter 0

Makeblock Kickstarter

The chassis for the robot Peter’s been working on is made of aluminum extrusions called Makeblocks. They’ve worked out very well. They’re robust and flexible. In addition, the holes line up with the holes...

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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...

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Tom’s Home

Tom got home from college this afternoon. No, not that Tom, the other one. These Toms are actually pretty mellow at the moment. They’re wandering the neighborhood in large groups of mixed Toms and...

Lost 0

Lost

Posting has kind of slowed to a crawl here. Sorry about that. We’ve been dealing with some hardware issues. UPS’s don’t age very gracefully, and they like to take other devices down with them...

NMUSAF Virtual Tour 0

NMUSAF Virtual Tour

I mentioned the National Museum of the USAF at Wright Patterson after we visited it this summer. My only disappointment was that we only managed to see a tiny corner of its vast collection....