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Chris & I spent the day in Oxford. We had a great time, even though it rained hard all morning. We got a guided tour of the Bodelian libraries. The tour guide was really...



Now that the old Miata is off the road for a while, it seemed like a good chance to pull the engine and do a little maintenance. It does have 100,000 miles on it,...


Garage Cleaning

I’ve been wanting to give the garage a thorough house cleaning for awhile now. That’s pretty difficult because of all of the “projects” that are in the way. The biggest of those is my...


Beantown Jazz Festival

Chris and I went in to the Beantown Jazz Festival on Columbus Ave today. It was a lot of fun. They had three stages going all day long. Plus lots of tents serving great...



My old Miata has been having a few issues recently. They’re mostly rust related, which is what happens after 20 years of New England winters. But check out its latest malady. Ouch! That’s the...


Lime Rock Historic Festival 2013

We had a great time at Lime Rock this weekend. There was some rain, but the worst of it was during the nights. Anytime there was a shower during the day, it passed through...

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Keys Left

I like Scott Hanselman’s site keysleft. It calculates how many keystrokes you have left in your hands before you die. So get typing!

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Google define

Google has been rolling out a lot of new search features recently. My favorite is that if you put the word define in front of something, and then expand the card (click the big...


Brush Up Your Shakespeare

We went down to the Hatch Shell tonight to see Commonwealth Shakespeare and Boston Landmarks Orchestra do Kiss Me Kate. It was a beautiful summer night in Boston, and the music was wonderful. In...


Pi Hacking

Our nephew Ben is visiting us this week. He brought his Raspberry Pi with him. The boys have got it setup in the TV room and have started hacking around with it. Ben created...