Author: Chris Garrity

AFP @ TED 0

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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Grilled Cheese with Bacon Jam

A couple of weeks ago I ran across this recipe for Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam, and I decided I had to try it. Last weekend I made a batch, but I hadn’t figured out...

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FTC@BUA

There was a First Tech Challenge regional meet at BU Academy today. Pete’s team wasn’t in it, but we went to scope out the competition. The basic idea is that the robots lift the...

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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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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?...

What to do with Whey? 0

What to do with Whey?

I’ve been making yogurt at home for a couple of years now. And since I like the Greek Style yogurt, which is strained, I end up with about a quart of whey each time...

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Best Ever Squash Dish

Like a lot of people, Mike is not fond of winter squash unless it’s pumpkin in a pie. And being the clone of Mike that he is, I don’t think Peter is fond of...

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300

Lexington is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year. There are a number of different events going on all year long as part of the celebration, but yesterday was the big kickoff. After the opening...

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Window Farming

Almost a year ago I supported my first successful Kickstarter project: Windowfarms – Vertical Food Gardens. They met their initial $50k goal, and their $200k goal which meant they pledged to get them manufactured...