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The Big Picture: Apollo 11 0

The Big Picture: Apollo 11

The Big Picture is the Boston Globe’s photoblog. It’s really wonderful. They often have some great collections of photos. For example, today they have this collection of photos from the Apollo 11 mission.

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Here’s another interesting flower from our garden: It’s called crocosmia. I don’t think it’s really supposed to be hardy in our zone (zone 6), but our plant has consistently returned year after year putting...

Angels & Demons 1

Angels & Demons

I kind of enjoyed The DaVinci Code. It seemed to be an above average airport book. So I went back and tried to read Angels & Demons. I think I only got about 10...

We Choose the Moon 0

We Choose the Moon

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the JFK library has put together a neat website. It presents data from the mission in real time, but with a 40 year...

Tall Ships 0

Tall Ships

The tall ships were in Boston this week. We went down to see them this afternoon. They had large ships from all over the world. That’s the Sagres from Portugal in front and the...

Micro Mini Car Day 1

Micro Mini Car Day

Today we went to Micro Mini Car day at the Larz Anderson museum. It’s a really fun event where owners of tiny cars get together and show them off to the public. Unlike a...

Dayjams week 2 (my first) 1

Dayjams week 2 (my first)

Yesterday marked the end of my first week of dayjams and the performance of the song my band worked on all week. 3 times. We were the last band on, and our lead guitarist...

So Many Books 0

So Many Books

The Millions has a list of some of the books that are coming out this year. There are several I’m really looking forward to. There’s a new Richard Powers, a new Thomas Pynchon, and...

Bees 1


Here’s another processing sketch we did about the same time as planets and ships. It’s very similar except that the ships are now bees and the cursor is the object that they’re attracted to....


Planets and Ships

This is a Processing sketch that Peter and I wrote a while ago. You should see a black square with a bunch of colored circles. Each circle is a planet. Now click to launch...