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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...


Grilled Pisto

Last year before one of the Celebrity Series performances we ate at Taberna de Haro in Brookline. It’s a very nice Spanish tapas restaurant. One of the dishes we had that evening was Pisto...


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...


Niagara Falls

We’re driving to Indiana to drop Tom at college. It was probably a crazy idea, but we’re managing to take in a few sights along the way. Today we stopped off at Niagara Falls...


Driving Test

I passed my driving test today! Here are some photos: We had to drive all the way down to Dorchester, and park next to the curb outside the Armory. It was a busy day,...

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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...

Hyperinflation in MMO’s 1

Hyperinflation in MMO’s

Quick Definitions: MMO stands for MMORPG, or Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game.                         RoTMG stands for “Realm of The Mad God”, which is one specific MMO                         Duping is a process within RoTMG...