Author: Mike Garrity

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Senator ATM

Simon Johnson does a good job today of explaining what’s at stake in the Mass Senate race this year. His bottom line: Vote for Scott Brown if you want to hand the megabanks a...


The Boston Cup

There was a big car show on the Boston Common today. Here are some pictures of the Concours d’Elegance. We missed Sunday in the Park at Lime Rock this year so it was nice...


Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6

This is a fairly pointless collection of photos, but I was messing around with a new lens today. The office has been a construction zone for months now, so the easiest shots to get...



Are you in the market for a car? One of my favorites is about to cross the block. It’s the car that I was talking about back in June. The one which Caroll Shelby...


Peddocks Island

This summer they started running a water taxi from Georges Island to Peddocks Island in the Boston Harbor Islands park. We finally got a chance to go out there today. It was very foggy...


Blue Moon

Tonight is a blue moon. That means a second full moon in a month. I expect that this one’s for Neil. Make sure you get outside and take a look at it.


Fred Data

Listening to the news from the RNC convention this week, I’ve been suffering from a bit of cognitive dissonance. A number of the economic “facts” they’ve been quoting don’t seem to jibe with what...


National Museum of the USAF

We’re back home from taking Tom to college. On the way out, we made a couple of short stops to break up the trip. While we were passing through Dayton, we spent an hour...

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Son of Boss

Peter Reilly has an interesting theory on what’s behind Mitt not releasing his old tax returns. Of course, you have to take this with a grain of salt, because it’s Forbes magazine, and you know...



We went to see Coriolanus at Shakespeare on the Common last night. This year, before the play each night, they have a band from the NEC playing on stage. Last night, they had Michael...