Category Archives: Boston

Our Jeweler on the Lam

When I pro­posed to Pam, I had already got­ten a ring at Alpha Omega Jew­el­ers in Cam­bridge. It was a small shop in Har­vard Square, fam­i­ly run, with not spec­tac­u­lar­ly high or low prices. In the years since then, we used them for not only our wed­ding rings, but oth­er bits of jew­el­ry. So, I […]

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You Can Take the Boy out of Fenway...

…but you can’t take Fen­way out of the boy. This evening, Pam and I ate hot dogs, drank beer and watched the Boston Red Sox utter­ly dom­i­nate the Col­orado Rock­ies in a wicked first game of the 2007 World Series. It was curi­ous to see the Sox not only do so well, but do so […]

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A Walk on the Beach and A Strange Sign in Front of MIT

A Cold but Sun­ny Stroll We took a walk on Kit­si­lano Beach today. After all, we could­n’t let this sun­shine go to waste. How­ev­er, the wind had oth­er ideas. It was very chilly, remind­ing us that despite the fact that it is spring and all of the trees are bloom­ing (and the city is show­ing […]

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So You Want to Vote to Change the Massachusetts Constitution?

Back in Boston, Gov­­er­nor-elect Deval Patrick this morn­ing called on leg­is­la­tors to skip tak­ing a vote on an amend­ment that could ban gay mar­riages in Mass­a­chu­setts. “I believe that adults should be free to choose whom they wish to love and to mar­ry,” Mr. Patrick said. “… Nev­er in the long his­to­ry of our mod­el […]

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If You Can't Stand the Heat...

Odd­ly enough, some of the biggest changes we felt mov­ing to Van­cou­ver from Boston were the weath­er. First it was the weath­er pat­terns them­selves. Boston’s weath­er was mer­cu­r­ial — not in terms of mov­ing the mer­cury of the ther­mome­ter around a lot (although it did, to a degree), but in the true sense of the […]

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