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Finally some Basketball

The 2011-2012 season may not get started until Christmas Day, but yesterday was the first time that Celtics fans could get a look at this year’s potential Celtics at an open Practice held at...

Vijay Iyer Trio 0

Vijay Iyer Trio

Last night we went to see Vijay Iyer’s trio at the Berklee Performance Center. They were really something. Their music is really complex, with lots of different threads orbiting around each other. But it...

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1959

I really enjoyed this BBC documentary called 1959: The Year that Changed Jazz. Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4 It’s focuses on the albums Kind of Blue, Time Out, Mingus Ah Um,...

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Asteroid Discovery Visualization

This is a great visualization of all of the asteroids discovered between 1980 and 2011. I’m linking to it instead of embedding it because you’re going to want to go play it at really...

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First App

Tom’s a Senior this year, so we’ve been very busy with the college application process (link1, link2). He reached a big milestone tonight. He pressed the submit button on his first application. Yeah! Go...

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Fall Berries

It was in the high 50’s a sunny most of the weekend, so we spent most of the four days outside doing things like raking. We may not have had many acorns this year,...

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Splash

This weekend was Splash at MIT. Splash is a program where MIT and Harvard students teach classes which are attended by high school and middle school students.  Tom and Pete both went. Peter had...

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Owl & Hawk

We were headed out to the car this afternoon when we heard a loud screech. We looked up into one of the big willow trees and saw this owl. But it wasn’t the owl...

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Where are the acorns?

I was observing the other day that after a couple of years of bumper crops of acorns, there are hardly any this year. It’s usually kind of a pain to rake our yard because...

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Metropolis

We went to see Alloy Orchestra perform their score at a screening of Metropolis last night. Wow! It was amazing! We were in the second row and could look down into the pit to...