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Indoor Tomatoes

Last year I set up a Window Farm. My plan was to grow mostly herbs, but with just one or two cherry tomato plants. But the herbs didn’t take off, and the tomatoes definitely...

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Strawberry Lemon Curd Trifle

Wilsons had a good deal on strawberries and Meyer lemons this weekend. I decided that they would make a good combination in a Trifle. Isn’t that a pretty dish for Easter? Here’s what you ...

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Put A Ring On It

Peter’s robotics team finished their season at the state championships yesterday. It was kind of a rough day for them with lots of broken connectors and the smell of burned out motors. But they...

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Inside The Box

We live around the corner from Moon Hill. That’s a famous collection of modernist houses which were designed by Walter Gropius’ students in the late 40’s. They were pretty small by today’s standards, so...

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Roadrunner

Joyce Linehan, who helped bring us Senator Warren, has embarked on another important political battle. She’s gotten Marty Walsh to introduce a bill in the legislature which declares Roadrunner the official state song of...

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AFP @ TED

Amanda Palmer’s TED talk is now up. It’s pretty fabulous. I also enjoyed her posts about preparing for the talk, including her 8 foot long outline. She’s not for everyone, but through the way...

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On Beyond Zebra

Mentalfloss recently had an interesting article about 12 letters which have vanished from our alphabet over the years. It includes the ones you probably already know, such as Thorn:   and Ash: But it...

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Baby Owls

In recent years, the old eagles nest in Punta Gorda has been taken over by a pair of Great Horned Owls. They currently have a couple of babies who are just starting to get...

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Down at the Dock

There were a bunch of birds hanging out down at the dock tonight. I’m not sure what this next one got into to get covered with white feathers. It kind of looks like he...

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Ladysmith Black Mombazo & Miloš Karadaglić

We saw a couple of great concerts this week. First up was Ladysmith Black Mombazo at Sanders theater. This concert was originally supposed to be Saturday night, but the blizzard forced them to delay...