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Swan in the Road 0

Swan in the Road

This morning I got stuck in a big traffic jam on Route 9. Eventually I got to the head of it and found the cause. There was a swan walking down the middle of...

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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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Teemo Hat

Tom got a new hat for Christmas. What’s a Teemo you ask? (as did we) A character in the League of Legends multi-player online game. And?? It’s a special ops jungle badger…. Got that?...

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Snow

December’s almost over, but we finally got a decent amount of snow last night. It was just a couple of inches, but enough that we needed to get the snowblower out. Today the sun...

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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...

Silent Filibusters and Corporate Welfare 0

Silent Filibusters and Corporate Welfare

The rules of the Senate can seem pretty opaque to us civilians. Newsbound recently put together the best explanation I’ve seen of how filibusters work. Go check it out here, I also enjoyed Rex...

Apocalypse Clock 0

Apocalypse Clock

They say that according to the Mayan calendar the world is going to end this Friday. I don’t think that’s true, but the Mayan calendar is pretty interesting. In fact most of the details...

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2012: Year in Review

Well, 2012 was certainly an eventful year at our house. The big news, of course, is that Tom graduated from High School and headed off to college, but there was lots of other stuff...

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Who?

We had an interesting visitor this morning. It was making one of the local hawks very nervous, just like last time, but this is a different owl. This one is a Barred Owl. It...