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Hotteok (호떡)

Last weekend we went shopping at our local HMart (Korean Supermarket). The problem with shopping there is that you find all sorts of odd things that you want to try. We found this Korean...


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...


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,...